What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 14:57:07 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 3:48 PM, Rahul Sundaram <metherid at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/25/2011 08:17 PM, drago01 wrote:
>> It is not indented as alternative to in the way you might think it is
>> just a fallback for older hardware and/or crappy drivers.
>> Hence the name "fallback".
> Call it whatever you want.  It is a alternative in the sense that you
> cannot run both at the same time.  There is absolutely no technical
> reason why GNOME Panel would require GNOME Shell as a dependency.
>>  If you really care that much about it
>> suggest a better way (no a release note entry is not it)
> If you are going to dismiss suggestions without any explanation, why
> would I bother?

I though it was obvious that requiring the user to go read the release
notes to get the expected user experience is just wrong.

> If you insist that a artificial dependency is the right
> way,  then not much can be done about it.

It isn't ideal but the costs are few megabytes of disk space versus
the benefit of a better upgrade experience.
Unless we have a better way (which we should have to handle cases like
this), I'd take that cost.

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