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Re: Call for vote: Nautilus use Browser view for fedora 11



Les Mikesell wrote:
> Bastien Nocera wrote:
>>
>>> Also if this isn't the way to get this in fedora then what is? this
>>> change will affect everyone and should not rely on one person but
>>> should have a solid base behind it.
>>
>> Get the defaults changed upstream.
>>
>>> In this thread there are just a few -1 posts and the rest seems to be
>>> +1 so the solid base is building up here.
>>
>> That's called a vocal minority, and is the reason why we don't have
>> votes on mailing-lists for this sort of thing.
>>
>> And if you think it's a matter of patching the package, note that for
>> any GNOME packages you'll find in Fedora for which there are patches,
>> you'll find those same patches/functionality being upstreamed.
> 
> I think there is really a better approach to this, but it doesn't mesh
> all that well with RPM capabilities.  That is, for every package or
> package group where there is more than one commonly desired
> configuration, there should be multiple configuration packages where the
> last one installed wins, conceptually similar to the way the
> caching-nameserver package is just a different configuration for bind.
> 
> Then you could have a gnome-cluttered package for people who like
> leaving trails of open windows splattered all over the screen and
> gnome-clean for people who don't.
> 
I don't think rpm packages are the right way to do this.  There might be
some interesting way to extend sabayon to be a "configuration package
tool", though.  That would be highly experimental and  is likely
something that needs some thought and some work as a separate project
for a while.

-Toshio

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