[Bug 18995] Re: [MASTER] "Open With" dialog not user-friendly

John Vivirito gnomefreak at gmail.com
Sat Aug 8 12:20:47 UTC 2009


On 08/08/2009 03:51 AM, era wrote:
> @David Siegel: For those of us arriving late, could you point to
> documentation which explains why adding the patch to the Ubuntu build is
> not an option?  Upstream is solving a significantly harder problem, that
> is, implementing everything in a uniform way across diverse platforms.
> Ubuntu does not have that problem, and the available patch seems to
> solve the less general problem for Ubuntu quite nicely.  (Haven't tried
> it, but see nothing to indicate the opposite.)
> 
This is more than something that we want to patch. We dont patch
features we let upstream handle that since it is not a trivial.

Implementing a KDE solution is important since KDE users use Firefox
this is not something we should leave out. This is one big reason
why we have upstream apply feature changes to upstream code.
Its always best to keep patches to a minimum if possible.

if we apply that patch we will have to remove it once it is implemented.
Also there is more than one bug that uses the same code section, so
applying this one is not something they would like until the patch is
updated for all peices of code. This will be implemented for
Xulrunner-1.9.2 + Firefox-3.6 as it looks atm.

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Sincerely Yours,
    John Vivirito

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[MASTER] "Open With" dialog not user-friendly
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