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



Jérôme Marant wrote:
> Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:
> 
> > Josip Rodin wrote:
> >> Think harder. :) A user runs man x-window-manager once, sees something,
> >> later the alternative gets changes to another WM for whatever reason, they
> >> run man x-window-manager again, see another thing, confusion ensues.
> >
> > editor(1) and pager(1) and www-browser(1) are already provided by at
> > least some apternatives for those programs. If this is really a problem,
> > which I don't think it is. Instead I think that slave links for
> > alternatives is common practice, and I have seen no confused users
> > because of it.
> 
> So, would you second my proposal?

Well, I note that none of editor(1), pager(1), or www-browser(1) are
mentioned in policy at all. I might second a proposal to document them
in policy and add x-window-manager(1) too.

-- 
see shy jo

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