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Re: How to compile GNOME 1.4 panel applets on Sid now?

Marek Habersack <grendel@debian.org> writes:


> You're right and the parts of policy you quoted confirm that. But my point
> is that (even though it's ok according to the policy) the fact the new
> package is supposed to replace the older may create a confusion as to its
> functionality. If the old package is gone, let it be gone - what is the
> point of replacing it in this way?

The new packages don't need to replaces to old one. API for these news
packages is completely different and and GNOME 1.4 package will never
compile with the GNOME 2 libapplet.


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