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Re: tasksel changes for stable

On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 09:55:01PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
>I'm hoping to get a new tasksel into an upcoming stable point release
>to fix two bugs in the KDE desktop task.
>Apparently konqueror is basically unusable since it crashes on websites
>with flash. Removing browser-plugin-gnash from the task will "fix" that,
>and the only collateral damange is that gnash won't be used by
>iceweasel. It seems unlikely that any ongoing deployments of stable have
>flash as a critical component, and yet are relying on iceweasel using
>gnash for flash. So I feel this is a safe enough change to make.
>The addition of kdeaccessibility is not technically release critical,
>however, accessability is an important goal for Debian, and I feel
>fixing the oversight of not including it is an appropriate change to
>stable. The impact to the size of the KDE CD has been considered.

Hmmm. How big is the difference for the KDE CD? Considering we already
have size issues, I'm loath to add anything extra. Unless there's a
really compelling reason to add things, can we just take the change to
drop gnash?

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"I can't ever sleep on planes ... call it irrational if you like, but I'm
 afraid I'll miss my stop" -- Vivek Dasmohapatra

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