What has happened to desktop icons in rawhide?
metherid at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 15:09:39 UTC 2011
On 01/25/2011 08:27 PM, drago01 wrote:
> I though it was obvious that requiring the user to go read the release
> notes to get the expected user experience is just wrong.
I thought It was obvious that adding a dependency from GNOME Panel to
GNOME Shell is just wrong too. It is natural that GNOME Shell
developers want to provide that experience but that doesn't mean just
adding a dependency somewhere randomly is the right idea. If users
don't read the release notes, they are missing a number of changes in
the user experience all the time. For instance, we change the default
or add additional apps to the desktop group often and the users are
>> 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
Others have explained what problems they are trying to solve other than
disk space already.
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