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Re: Mass bug filing: dependencies on GTK 2

On Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 06:37:50PM +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Apr 2020 at 18:04:41 +0200, Mattia Rizzolo wrote:
> > I think you should
> > file the bugs at severity:minor, given the amount of involved packages,
> > and the fact that you state we might not be able to remove gtk2 in many
> > many years.
> If you say so. I was going to use normal, like I did for the analogous
> dbus-glib MBF; the practical difference between minor and normal doesn't
> seem significant.
> Given GTK 2's lack of feature development (for things like HiDPI) it
> seems higher-severity than "a problem which doesn't affect the package's
> usefulness", and it's certainly not "presumably trivial to fix" in
> many cases.

I wonder, perhaps it'd be better to use "normal" for packages that _use_
GTK2, and no bug at all for those that provide an input method/theme/etc
for GTK2+3?  A bug that's not supposed to be actioned upon is no good.

And probably an immediate ITR for GTK2-only inputs/themes.

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