OT (slightly) UI/feature plans for next Xubuntu

Jannis Pohlmann info at sten-net.de
Mon Jun 19 21:30:31 CEST 2006

On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 21:54:10 +0300, Jari Rahkonen wrote:

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> Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> > On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 20:07:42 +0300, Jani Monoses wrote:
> >> https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/xubuntu-desktop-goals
> > 
> > [SNIP]
> > 
> > Ok, these are my comments on this page. I'm wondering if it's the
> > right way to plan such things somewhere else. Apart from the laptop
> > keys support (see below), this should be completely
> > distribution-independent and thus, I kinda dislike the idea of
> > people discussing/"planning" the development of Xfce on their
> > distributions' websites. But well, collect ideas, post them here
> > and we'll discuss them.
> There's a clear difference here: They're not planning the development
> of Xfce as you put it, but that of Xubuntu. How on earth could a
> distro be distribution-independent? ;)

Well, this list of features *is* distribution-independent. It's all
about Xfce implementations/features.

> As Jani said, he's just bringing their plans to the attention of Xfce
> developers to reduce duplication of efforts. 

This, of course, is ok. A Wiki page for collecting ideas can't be
wrong. I just won't follow the discussions made on that page - and
probably, most of the Xfce devs won't. So in the end, it will have to
be discussed here anyway.

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