gnome apps

Vincent imnotb at
Thu Jan 31 13:16:29 UTC 2008

On 31/01/2008, Jani Monoses <jani at> wrote:
> I was about to propose using the plain goffice, gnumeric and evince and
> stop maintaining the gtk only patches or start moving them upstream,
> when I saw the recent changes which revert back to gtk only for a few
> apps.
> I think using unmaintained, incomplete or immature apps is a mistake.
> What was the reasoning behind the move, for each separate package?
> When I switched to some gnome apps during Gutsy I argued on the list for
> the benefits for each package in part.
> I saw no such thread this time, althogh I may have missed a meeting.

Neither can I recall such a thread, and I'm not sure whether there've
actually been any meetings recently. I'm curious as to the reasoning too :)

> Jani

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