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Re: Seahorse is orphaned?



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Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-12-01 at 16:45 +0530, Debarshi Ray wrote:
>> I just noticed that the 'seahorse' package is orphaned [1] although
>> Matthias and others seem to be taking care of it for some time. So is
>> the package really orphaned or is this just an oversight?
>>
> 
> Hmm, funny. I've asked Tomas Bzatek to take it. He's the maintainer of
> gnome-keyring-manager, and we are going to obsolete g-k-m in favour of
> seahorse anyway...
> 
> 
> Matthias
> 

Would it be possible to get a name-change on seahorse? It's a great
utility, but the name "seahorse" doesn't do anything at all to indicate
what the program does.

If a user is looking for a way to manage their keyring, how would they
ever know to install a package called "seahorse"?

Is there a really compelling reason why it couldn't just be renamed to
something like gnome-keyring2?

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