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Re: hplip: hp-toolbox advertising?



On Mon, 2007-03-26 at 22:16 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Bernard Johnson wrote:
> 
> > I was working on finding/reporting some bugs with the hplip package and
> > noticed that there was no menu entry.  Knowing that a graphical program
> > with no menu entry wasn't the norm, I was about to file a bug, except
> > when searching for a duplicate, I came across this:
> > 
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=170762
> > mclasen redhat com:
> > "We don't give free ad space to HP on our menus..."
> 
> > I find that to be both an interesting and hypocritical comment.
> 
> Bernard has a point.  Usability issues (e.g. David's comments) isn't an
> excuse for half-hearted packaging.  If hplip is in fedora, it ought to be
> packaged properly (.desktop menu, icons, and all).

Blindly following packaging guidelines is not an excuse for poor
usability. 


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