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Bug#184064: debian-policy: [PROPOSAL] Every window manager should provide an alternative to the x-window-manager.1 manpage

Josip Rodin <joy@srce.hr> writes:

> On Sun, Mar 09, 2003 at 01:38:46PM +0100, Jerome Marant wrote:
>> Currently, some window managers like IceWM or Sawfish, provide an
>> alternative to x-window-manager.1. It would be consistent to add this
>> to the policy since window managers provide an alternative to
>> x-window-manager as well.
> Since the policy already requires a manual page for any program, and
> since "x-window-manager" is in the $PATH and is used as any other program,
> it makes sense for it to have a manual page.
> On the other hand, we could do it smarter and write manual pages for our
> common alternatives, so that when a user looks them up in the manual system
> they see the whole story.

Well, if running x-window-manager runs a given window manager, then
the x-window-manager manpage should point to the manpage of the
window manager which is run through x-window-manager.

Isn't it logical?

Jérôme Marant


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