[Thunar-dev] Configure Custom Actions

Biju Chacko botsie at xfce.org
Tue Jan 31 12:57:58 CET 2006

Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Biju Chacko wrote:
>>This was the controversial bit ... :)
>>At some point we are going to have to decide exactly what will be part 
>>of the basic Xfce distro and what will not be. At this point we are 
>>begining to have too many components that can be reasonably be fitted 
>>into a "lightweight desktop".
>>I really don't have a clue how to decide this, but it does seem, to me 
>>at least, that larger, more independent components like Thunar, 
>>Terminal, xffm, xfmedia, orage, and xfburn be distributed separately.
> I'd still suggest to split the stuff into "core" and "desktop", where
> "core" contains more or less required stuff like xfwm4, xfce4-session,
> xfce4-panel, lib{xfce*,exo} and xfce-utils, and "desktop" contains
> Thunar, Terminal, xffm, xfmedia, orage and xfburn, etc. This way,
> there's a complete Xfce release, but for the user it's still obvious
> that only the "core" stuff is required.
> Atleast Thunar, Terminal and xfmedia don't follow the Xfce release cycle
> either, but we can provide stable versions for major Xfce releases.

I agree. The point I was trying to make is that stuff in 'core' should 
not have hard dependencies on stuff in 'desktop'. Of course, you 
explained that you were talking about a soft dependency, so no problem.

-- b

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