seed changes

Eero Tamminen oak at
Wed Feb 6 22:17:53 UTC 2008


On Wednesday 06 February 2008, Ghostvirus wrote:
> > Actually I am working on GNOME, since seeing that Xfce does not have a
> > clear goal and schedule. But that is fine, their core is solid, that is
> > why it should be in Xubuntu. But the apps are missing and that is where
> > gnome apps are more appropriate.
> Why must the replacements specifically be "gnome apps"? Can they not be
> third party GTK apps?

Most of the Gnome applications were third party apps until they because:
- functional
- less buggy
- secure
- better translated
- used widely[1] i.e. tested
enough to be included into Gnome desktop.

If the application is of general usefulness, but isn't part of the Gnome,
a probable reason is that it's lacking in some of these...

An application that isn't translated to a language that user understands
is a useless application i.e. bloat however "light" it might appear to its

I would keep as one acceptance criteria for an application that it's
translated at least mostly to the languages supported by rest of
the XFCE desktop.

	- Eero

[1] means also that there's more help and documentation available for users.

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