Re: New desktop features provided by new version of update-notifier
[Sorry for sending the message only to you John =(]
Em Sun, 13 Aug 2006 21:03:52 -0500
John Goerzen <email@example.com> escreveu:
> Not if this is their first exposure to Debian. Say you were a
> seasoned Solaris admin, and you installed Debian to play around with.
> You get a prompt saying that you have to reboot because zlib or
> something has been upgraded. Are you going to think this is a serious
> operating system, suitable for server-class work?
> I doubt it.
hmmm... I don't think a sane seasoned Solaris admin would evaluate a
Unix-like operating system for server-class work by installing its
'Desktop' task, perhaps?
Again, this is clearly targeted at Desktop users.
> > > If you were to call this a *suggested reboot*, with text that
> > > states that a person could also achieve the desired effect by
> > > simply restarting certain processes, I'd have no problem with it.
> > Even with those arguments in mind, do you have a suggested text that
> > would still be good for beginners?
> How about:
> "Important packages [list the packages] have been upgraded and
> provide security or stability improvements. The easiest way to
> make these improvements take effect is to reboot your system.
> However, you may alternatively manually restart any services
> that use these packages without a reboot."
Sounds good, I'll take a look at how that could work, perhaps tomorrow.
Gustavo Noronha Silva <firstname.lastname@example.org>