RFC: Moving Add/Remove... from System to Top Level
vidd at crosslink.net
Thu Apr 10 15:57:48 UTC 2008
Cody A.W. Somerville wrote:
> The only problem is that I would have to modify all the menu.xml.*
> files (I could use a call to sed in the rules file) but it would still
> be untranslated.
> Also, I'd have to get an update to gnome-app-install sponsored to
> remove the current xfce4 specific desktop file. The chances of causing
> problems is a little higher than the usual change and reverting isn't
> as simple as uploading a package.
> Maybe we should defer this to Intrepid?
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 12:20 PM, Jani Monoses <jani at ubuntu.com
> <mailto:jani at ubuntu.com>> wrote:
> Cody A.W. Somerville wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Previously we've discussed moving the add/remove menu item from
> > the system submenu to the top menu. I was wondering if the
> consensus was
> > that this was still a positive move and if people would like to
> see it
> > done for Hardy.
> That makes sense as it's a very obvious way for new users to discover
> the available packages.
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I believe we are too close to the delivery date to make such a radical
While I do NOT agree that it should be done at all, doing it now, for
hardy release in 14 days (?), is just asking for problems
- 1 for the overall change...
+1 for not doing this in Hardy and holding it off for a later release
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