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

On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 07:44:12PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> Graham Wilson <bob@decoy.wox.org> schrieb:
> > On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 05:27:59PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
> >> 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?
> [...]
> 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.

When I said "without GNOME installed," I meant without the entire GNOME
desktop environment installed: nautilus, gnome-session, metacity, etc.

> With GNUstep, it seemed to me that it was not intended to run
> applications without the Desktop environment.

I just installed the textedit.app package; it pulled in a few GNUstep
libraries, but not a complete desktop environment. The TextEdit program
seemed to work fine, just as Epiphany of Evolution might, without the
entire GNOME desktop environment installed.

> Comparable to WindowMaker Dock applications, which probably will not
> run under any other windowmanager.

WindowMaker dock apps actually do work fine with other window manager;
cf. BlackBox, pwm.


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