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Re: Bug#155680: [ PROPOSAL ] bump priority of window managers which support WMSP

Colin Walters <walters@debian.org> writes:

> Package: debian-policy
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch
> The attached patch should speak for itself.  This came about because
> users would often install 'x-window-system' (installs twm) and 'gnome2'
> (installs metacity) in order to get a GNOME 2 desktop, but twm had a
> higher alternatives priority than metacity.  I think this is wrong,
> because at least metacity will work with the standard desktop hinting
> systems...twm basically makes GNOME 2 (and presumably KDE) unusable.

  Actually, I would do the contrary, because since it aims at supporting
  kde and gnome, it does not enhance your system but it rather bloats
  it. So instead of being a plus, it is a minus ;-)
  So every wm that does not support kde and gnome should have a higher
  priority ;-)


Jérôme Marant


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