Promotion of colorblind to main

Henrik Nilsen Omma henrik at
Fri Dec 14 09:28:40 GMT 2007

Emmet Hikory wrote:
> Loïc Minier wrote:
>>  I propose colorblind for promotion to main as to provide a fully
>>  featured gnome-mag to end users.
> Henrik Nilsen Omma wrote:
>> Note that the gnome-mag maintainer Carlos Diógenes is winding down
>> development of gnome-mag [1] due to time constraints but also because a
>> promising magnifier eZoom in Compiz is available [2]. A color filter
>> plugin for Compiz is also available [3], already in main.
>     Given that Compiz does not work well  (or at all) for many with
> older hardware, and that while most of the default supplied content is
> completely usable for those unable to effectively differentiate some
> colors, third party content is not always so considerate, I'm not sure
> that the existence of a color filter plugin for Compiz is sufficient
> reason to not compile gnome-mag against libcolorblind.
>     If there is interest in replacing gnome-mag in main with the
> Compiz plugins referenced above, please discuss that separately from
> this inclusion request: it would be unfortunate to block this
> inclusion without a corresponding demotion of gnome-mag to universe,
> so as to be able to link against libcolorblind.

Right, that is what should be done; the question is whether it should be 
done for Hardy or Hardy+1. Copying in Kristian and Luke to get their 


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