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Re: Misc Developer News (#24)

On Wed, 2010-11-17 at 18:42 +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 6:10 PM, Toni Mueller <toni@debian.org> wrote:
> > I guess the majority of packages don't lend themselves to have a
> > screenshot. All libraries, and many daemons, come to mind. Would it be
> > possible to exclude the screenshot feature for such packages? It always
> > takes some time to find the "no screenshot available" image, which
> > makes the p.d.o site even slower than it already is.
> Some libraries warrant screenshots (GTK+, Qt for example).
> The problem is that there is no reliable way to differentiate between
> packages that it is appropriate to have a screenshot for and those
> that should never have a screenshot. If you can think of one, that
> would be really useful (for lintian or the PTS for eg).

Why does the "no screenshot available" message need to be an image? If
no screenshot is available why not insert the relevant text instead?

Ian Campbell
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