Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 13:55:09 -0400
From: Havoc Pennington <hp(a)redhat.com>
Subject: Re: Changing Gnone desktop font color.
To: Discussions about development for the Fedora desktop
On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 00:21 +0100, Fernando Morais wrote:
> Your program seems very good.
> I'm going to try it for sure...
> Regarding the so called wishlist queues, i think that is causing some slow
> evolution of fedora. The blocking of some basic and really needed features,
> like the gnome menu editing, is putting fedora some steps behind. If testing
> versions are always being released why not activate those features, those
> that are really needed. Everyone knows that they aren't expected to work at
Our general policy (for final releases, not test releases) is that if
something is totally busted it's better to just turn it off. It looks
worse to have broken functionality than to have missing functionality.
I know - that s why i wonder what up2date is still doing in core...
An option could ofcource be (if it dont have to be compiled out/in) to
make it possible to turn it on (through preferences - or maybe even just
gconf) - and attach a big, fat, and generally ugly warning to the