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Re: Bug#215103: ITP: gmasqdialer -- gtk/gnome client for masqdialer server

I demand that David B Harris may or may not have written...

> On Mon, 13 Oct 2003 00:02:47 -0400
> Joe Drew <hoserhead@woot.net> wrote:
>> David B Harris wrote:
>>> As much as you may dislike it, people care about toolkit. I don't
>>> understand the witch-hunt to remove references to such things.
>> Short description is a limited resource. By all means, put GTK or GNOME in
>> the long description if it is deemed necessary; apt searches will still
>> find what you're looking for.

> Obviously if the short description is too long, something needs to go - and
> in that case, certainly not mentioning the toolkit is reasonable. However,
> in this particular case ("gtk/gnome client for masqdialer server", but
> really "gnome client for masqdialer" since the "gtk" is assumed when
> talking about GNOME) is 35 characters long.

I think that GTK/GNOME is valid: a program may make use of GNOME features if
the relevant libraries are installed, but still work without them.

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A misguided platypus will lay its eggs in your shorts.

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