What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Sat Jan 22 23:58:28 UTC 2011

On Sat, 2011-01-22 at 23:05 +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 10:57 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 10:22:28PM +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
> >
> >> what about users choice? Isn't that what free software is about?
> >
> > You have the freedom to modify the packages to remove any dependencies
> > you want to. You don't have the freedom to insist that packagers support
> > that use case.
> So what are all the people that don't have video cards suppose to do
> that don't support 3D. Use KDE? I thought gnome was continuing to
> support that use case?

Yes, thats the much-talked about fallback. Supporting that does not mean
that we have to support only installing the half of the desktop you

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