Re: Bug#190922: ITP: gnome-randr-applet -- Simple gnome-panel front end to the xrandr extension
On Sun, Apr 27, 2003 at 01:10:57PM +0100, Rob Bradford wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-04-27 at 08:18, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Package: wnpp
> > Version: unavailable; reported 2003-04-27
> > Severity: wishlist
> > * Package name : gnome-randr-applet
> > Version : 0.2
> > Upstream Author : Matthew Allum <email@example.com>
> > * URL : http://handhelds.org/~mallum/downloadables/grandr_applet-0.2.tar.gz
> > * License : GPL
> > Description : Simple gnome-panel front end to the xrandr extension
> > Gnome-randr-applet is a simple gnome-panel front end to the xrandr
> > extension found in XFree86 4.3+ releases.
> > Notice that i had already packaged this and uploaded it to the NEW
> > queue, but it was rejected, since it has a dependency on X 4.3.0, which
> > is not (yet) in the archive.
> > I also have a question about the package name, upstream is
> > grandr-applet, but other similar packages are called hardware-monitor
> > and gnome-sensors, so i thought that the grandr should be changed to
> > gnome-randr. But does it make sense to guard the applet bit ? I think i
> > really should ask on debian-gtk-gnome. And should hardware-monitor
> > better be called gnome-hardware-monitor-applet ?
> Personally i think your choice of name is excellent. Prepending the
> gnome- is pretty helpful as is appending the -applet. Although i think
> you should explain what it does directly in the description; "Simple
> gnome applet to change display settings (resolution, etc)"
> And then include further explanation of everything it can do with XRandr
Ok, you are right there and i will change this before i do the actual
upload, which i cannot do before 4.3.0 is in the archive anyway.
> in the description. I think you might be right about the naming of
> hardware-monitor, it is a very generic name.
Yes, but gnome-hardware-monitor-applet is pretty long which may cause
trouble dpkg -l and some other package management tools, and hardware-monitor
is the upstream name. I will let it like this for now (it is already in
sid and sarge), until there is a agreement on what exactly to do here.