Promotion of colorblind to main
Henrik Nilsen Omma
henrik at ubuntu.com
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  due to time constraints but also because a
>> promising magnifier eZoom in Compiz is available . A color filter
>> plugin for Compiz is also available , 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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