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Mon Aug 27 15:57:43 UTC 2007
On 21/08/07, Eero Tamminen <oak at helsinkinet.fi> wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 August 2007, Ghostvirus wrote:
> > On 8/21/07, Jani Monoses <jani.monoses at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > There were talks a while back about addign games to xubuntu.
> > >
> > > What do you think of gnome-games (they come with
> > > the dependencies on the CD)
> > I don't see any point in including the games. They're not necessary to
> > have a functional desktop. If people really want them, they're in the
> > repos. Just my $0.02.
> I think users in general expect some games, all the other desktops
> (Windows, OSX, Ubuntu/Kubuntu...) include them.
> However, I think it could be enough to have a menu entry which points
> to an (X)Ubuntu Wiki page telling how to install games and recommends some
> good ones (preferably with links to screenshots etc).
> Gnome-games are nice because they are translated. Unfortunately most of
> the nicer and lightweight games aren't, which makes them less suitable
> for non-english speaking users. I guess this kind of pages that are
> to from the installation should have also translated versions of the
> but that's something that could be done later and by the main Ubuntu
I'm in favour. As said, users have come to expect them, it doesn't do much
harm IMO and the translation issue is important indeed.
>  for example the simple ones in ace-of-penguins package.
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