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Re: ITR: gtk+-docs (Was: Re: gtk-tutorial)

On Sat, 4 Sep 1999, Stevie Strickland wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 01, 1999 at 12:59:36PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, Alexander Kotelnikov wrote:
> > 
> > > it is in libgtk1.2-doc (in potato), derivated from gtk+-1.2 sources. There
> > > is an additional gtk/gdk/glib docs, it's a  pre-complete reference - GTK
> > > Reference Documentation Project, www.gtk.org/rdp/, which seems not to be
> > > debianized.
> > It would be great if that would be packaged, too.  Six month ago I
> > asked for volunteers for that but no one did so, if I'm right.
> Yeah, I think it came up during some discussion about gtk+-docs...
> Speaking of which, is there anyone that would be against my asking for
> a complete removal from potato?  It's old (Oct 30, 1998), out of date,
> has a bug or two, and is definitely depreciated in favor of the newer
> tutorials and RDP.  I can't volunteer to package the RDP, unfortunately,
> due to classes (I'm trying to deal with the bugs I already have on my
> packages), but I hope that a maintainer for it is found soon.
> So if you have any complaints about this, let me hear them... otherwise,
> a bug will be levied against ftp.debian.org asking for the removal of
> gtk-docs on Tuesday...

ISTR that RDP is far from complete, so on those grounds I object - the
gtk docs remain very useful.


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