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Re: ITP: cddb.bundle -- CDDB Bundle for GNUstep

Graham Wilson <bob@decoy.wox.org> schrieb:

> On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 05:27:59PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
>> Seo Sanghyeon <tinuviel@sparcs.kaist.ac.kr> schrieb:
>> > For example, "camera" package name was changed to "camera.app" to
>> > prevent namespace pollution. Are you saying that it should be
>> > "gnustep-camera.app"? If so, why?
>> I don't mind what it's called as long as I can see by its name that it
>> is useless without gnustep. In other words: There has to be the string
>> "gnustep" in its name, preferably at the beginning.
> What about nautlius? evolution? epiphany? Do they have to have to start
> with gnome-, so that I know there useless without GNOME installed? Are
> they really useless without a complete GNOME environment installed?

I never used nautilus or epiphany. I used evolution (in woody), but
dropped it because it didn't seem to behave deterministic...

Anyway, I think it depends on what one means with "GNOME installed". I
don't mind having some libraries for Gnome around (actually I use
gnumeric), but for sure I do not want the Gnome desktop.

But if I remember correctly, GNUstep applications do not just work if
X11 and some basic library is installed, but need the GNUstep desktop to
be installed. With Gnome and KDE, I had the impression that it was
intended that all applications are usable even without using the Desktop
environment - although of course they might work and interact nicer in
their "native" environment. With GNUstep, it seemed to me that it was
not intended to run applications without the Desktop
environment. Comparable to WindowMaker Dock applications, which probably
will not run under any other windowmanager.

If I'm wrong, I apologize and will not object against cddb.bundle (at
least not because of this. Still the ".bundle" part is meaningless to
me, but that might be due to my bad english). If I am not wrong, and
GNUstep applications are indeed not designed to be used without using
the Desktop environment, then, please, add "gnustep-" to the name.

Regards, Frank

Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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