Deprecated keys and values in desktop files
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Mon Mar 31 23:40:31 CEST 2008
Enrico Tröger wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Mar 2008 11:01:56 -0700, "Brian J. Tarricone"
> <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
>> On Sun, 30 Mar 2008 20:50:23 +0200 Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
>>> On dim, 2008-03-30 at 16:29 +0200, Enrico Tröger wrote:
>>>> P.S.: Please don't tell me to open bug reports for each single
>>>> package with a warning. I know it would be the better way but
>>>> there are too many packages. I hope this will also help a bit to
>>>> catch developers' eyes on this ;-).
>>> The thing is, there's a lot of chance this will be forgotten if no
>>> bugs are opened.
>> ... and patches attached ^_~.
> Oh come on. I generally support the idea of using a bug tracker for
> problems, feature requests and patches.
> But in this case, I was really hoping it's enough to bring it up here,
> assumung that a few devs actually reading the list (more than once in
> a month) and fix a single line in a single file instantly.
I read your email this morning. I didn't have time to fix the single
file instantly. I'm reading and replying to this email now. I still
don't have time. Likely I'll have forgotten it by the time I do have
time. I just don't keep track of email very well. I'm sorry, but
that's just how it is.
> Do you really need a patch for one line, which is so obvious?
No, probably not... that was more tongue-in-cheek.
> Furthermore, I noticed it doesn't make much difference between using
> the mailing list or the bugzilla, bugs and patches are sometimes
> ignored on both ;-(.
Limited resources, limited time. More *regular* *active* contributors
with commit access would help. But we don't have 'em.
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