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Re: Bug#692830: ITP: nemo -- File manager for cinnamon


On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 05:27:03PM +0100, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 04:23:16PM +0000, Jon Dowland wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 05:06:57PM +0100, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> > > I don't think it is currently a sensible decision to introduce
> > > duplicate GNOME3 packages into Debian. Nautilus 3.4 is currently
> > > available through GNOME3, so this would introduce redundancy.
> > 
> > wheezy will have 3.4 but 3.6 is already in experimental. So uploads
> > targetting experimental only until post-freeze should address your
> > concern.
> Yes, that's correct. But that's only one of the points of my
> criticism. I am in general not very much convinced by the quality of
> the packages in Linux Mint.

You critized their packaging, but this appears to be an upstream fork
which is not just a sed regexp to replace the name.  If people think it
is worth keeping the nautilus codebase around, I think it would be ok to
have it packaged, there is worse bloat in Debian and the default file
manager of a very prominent desktop environment can be a personal thing
to users.


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