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Re: HELIX GNOME packages vs. Debian GNOME packages


On Thu, May 25, 2000 at 07:16:08PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Le Thu, May 25, 2000 at 08:22:21AM -0700, Ossama Othman écrivait:
> > Perhaps it would be good to get a list of what HELIX considers GNOME
> > related packages.  What about packages that are needed by other sets
> > packages besides GNOME, such as the GTK and Imlib packages?  Do they
> I think he's probably also volunteering for those since they are provided
> on the Helix server (http://spidermonkey.hellixcode.com/distributions/debian).

Wow! Peter, that's alot of packages!  If you want to take over my
imlib packages then please go right ahead.  I was initially reluctant
since I got attached to them since I've worked on them for so long
(relatively speaking).  Anyway, please let me know if you want them.
Otherwise, I'd be more than happy to maintain them, and incorporate
the HELIX changes into them.  I guess I need to start using Debian's
CVS installation.

Incidentally, I've also been working on the Imlib2 (snapshot)
packages.  I'm guessing that HELIX won't be needing those for quite
some time. :-)

> > want those too?  If so, what will that mean for packages that aren't
> They don't want anything, they just offer their help ... it's up to us to
> catch this opportunity. :-)

That's one way to look at it.   :-)

> > BTW, is Peter on this list, or is there a Debian/HELIX list that we
> > can subscribe to?
> I guess that he's, but I'm not sure. He's still cced however. I don't
> know of any Debian/Helix list. I guess that debian-gtk-gnome fits well
> this description. Helix can be considered as yet another contributor to
> Debian and as such they are using our own facilities ...

Sounds good.

Out of curiosity, do any of the current gtk/imlib/gnome developers
have any opinions regarding this topic?

Ossama Othman <ossama@ece.uci.edu>
Distributed Object Computing Laboratory, Univ. of California at Irvine
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