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Mon Mar 9 14:06:59 GMT 2009
On Mon, 09 Mar 2009 15:23:17 +0200 Ted Gould <ted at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>On Sun, 2009-03-08 at 21:25 -0400, Cory K. wrote:
>> Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> > On Sat, 07 Mar 2009 14:57:13 +0000 Ted Gould <ted at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> >> That makes sense to me, but I'm not as sure about how all that works.
>> >> Perhaps we could discuss this with everyone at the next Ubuntu Desktop
>> >> meeting? I think that'd probably be a good place to work out the
>> >> dependencies correctly.
>> > I'm not generally at those meetings, so I can't say if the right
>> > would be there or not. My thought is that if it's decided that
>> > notifications should be part of the 'standard' pidgin experience then
>> > package should recommend the standard library for providing it.
>> As someone that manages a derivative (Ubuntu Studio) this is one change
>> (though we are currently testing notify-osd) we don't want forced on us
>> as a recommend. We already have mixed feedback from our users.
>I'm confused now :)
>All I'd really like is for the default experience that people get is
>that they get Pidgin configured to work well with notify-osd. How it
>gets packaged to do that is not my expertise.
>Can someone suggest the best way to do that in a way that works well for
>derivates? I'm quite sure I don't understand all the packaging issues
I think the approach pitti suggested in the bug with .desktop files to get
the correct (for that flavor) notification library is good. I also think
your data call here is good, so we just need to see which flavor falls into
which group and let pitti do his magic (I'm pretty sure anyway).
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