Re: abiword-common conflicts
On Mit, Feb 26, 2003 at 11:09:27 -0800, Matt Brubeck wrote:
> On Feb 26, Johannes Rohr wrote:
> > While Gnumeric is quite mature and stable, almost a drop-in
> > replacement for M$ Excel, the current version of AbiWord in Sid is
> > still heavily broken. It heavily violates the FHS (Binaries in
> > /usr/share) and it is _very_ unstable, doesn't have Gnome compliant
> > XML-documentation, the bonobo component is broken etc.
> In addition, the version of Abiword in sid is no longer integrated with
> GNOME. Most GNOME integration has been dropped in the gtk2 Abiword.
> This affects users in large ways (Abiword does not register filetypes
> and so its files won't open from Nautilus) and small ways (Abiword
> documents no longer appear in the gnome-panel "Recent Items" menu).
To me it seems that these are packaging bugs, not design decisions. Try
symlinking /usr/bin/AbiWord-2.0 to /usr/bin/AbiWord and suddenly Gnome
agains knows of its existence.