Re: The GNOME team needs your help
On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 10:01:31AM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le lundi 16 janvier 2006 à 18:44 -0500, Christine Spang a écrit :
> > I've been taking a look at some Epiphany bugs and have a question.
> > Take, for example: http://bugs.debian.org/308384
> > It's been previously reported in GNOME bugzilla, and there's a patch
> > submitted there. It doesn't seem to have ever been applied to upstream
> > source, however.
> > Would we test the patch on the latest upstream and prod upstream into
> > putting the fix into the next release? I assume we don't want to
> > diverge our version too much by applying fixes that haven't been
> > applied upstream.
> > 1. http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=145581
> We generally try to be very conservative with UI changes, especially
> when they involve non-translated strings. However, this one doesn't look
> very intrusive, as it doesn't appear until you actually hit F7. The
> patch hasn't been committed, but it was written by chpe himself (an
> epiphany developer).
> I'd say it is okay to include it in the package and report any issues
> with it in the bugzilla report.
It also can't hurt to report success back to bugzilla if you test this patch.
In this case it looks like it's currently stalled, attracting some
attention/providing feedback to it might help :)
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