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Re: hplip: hp-toolbox advertising?



Bernard Johnson <bjohnson-dated-1172832473.ba5e95 <at> symetrix.com> writes:
> So take your complaint to remove the icon from the menus to the
> packaging committee for an exception to the policy, or a change to the
> policy.  A heavy handed approach ignoring policy along the way to suit
> your personal views is not the right answer.

What about the subpackage solution I suggested?
> As for the actual issue in this thread, I have a suggestion: what about
> making hp-toolbox a separate subpackage of hplip, which is not installed by
> default, but which (when installed) comes with a menu item? That would solve
> both the "vendor-specific menu item forced on everyone" and the "hplip
> requires PyQt" issues.

(Like you, I also think installing GUI programs without a menu entry is bad. 
They should be either installed or not installed, not installed-but-hidden.)

        Kevin Kofler


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