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Re: Request for Packages in Fedora Core 3



On Sun, 2004-05-23 at 14:49, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Gareth Russell wrote:
> 
> >>Scribus - The first modern DTP package for Linux.  This is an 
> ...
> > I agree that it should be included but probably not as a default
> > application due to its Qt status. It just doesn't integrate with the
> > Gnome environment which is default in Fedora i.e. no Drag and drop
> > functionality as in KDE. 
> ...
> > I think you're referring to Sketch. Again Sketch would be a better
> > choice over the KDE app.
> 
> IMO, simply whether an applications is based on Qt/KDE or not should 
> absolutely *not* be a factor in determining default-app status.  This 
> decision should be based upon factors such as the application's 
> stability, robustness, features, functionality, maturity, etc...

One way of thinking about this is that it is a heck of a lot easier to
fix a few issues with DND between a Qt app and the GNOME desktop than to
write a new desktop publishing app from scratch...

Regards,
						Owen

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