Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 13:34:47 UTC 2007

On 18/12/2007, Robert McWilliam <rmcw at allmail.net> wrote:
> On 18/12/07 06:41:55, Giuseppe Torelli wrote:
> > On Dec 15, 2007 1:29 PM, Jani Monoses <jani at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > > It is unrelated to this patch, but I'd rather we drop battery plugin
> and
> > > use gnome-power-manager as it gives a lot more information and is
> better
> > > integrated with the rest of the power management.
> >
> > Another gnome app in a XFCE related distro? So the hour will come when
> > there will be no need to use XFCE because of the aboundance of
> > gnome-related program and Xubuntu will be a bloated copy of Ubuntu.
> I know this was beaten to death (and quite a bit beyond) previously, but I
> never did figure something out: what is your aversion to all things gnome?
> There are some gnome apps that are quite tightly coupled to the gnome
> environment and so pull in lots of libraries when used outside of gnome
> but
> there are others that are really just GTK apps that happen to have gnome
> in
> their name because they were aimed primarily at gnome users (and a
> continuum
> between the two extremes).
> Ubuntu does a lot of things very well. Xubuntu exists to modify Ubuntu a
> bit
> to make it fit a different niche. What to change and what to use from base
> Ubuntu is a Hard Problem and I'm sure you could give useful input but
> simply
> repeating "Gnome is evil" and predicting the downfall of Xubuntu if any
> apps
> are included with gnome in the name is not very productive.
And please do so in another thread ;-)

gnome-power-manager sounds fine to me.

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