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Re: Package Maintainers Flags policy



On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 08:41:05PM +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > They may expect the keyboard layout chooser to use them, but you end up
> > with awkward situations where geopolitical flags don't usefully
> > represent keyboard layouts that are used in multiple countries or
> > countries which have multiple keyboard layouts. Even from a purely
> > technical perspective, flags rarely accurately depict what you're trying
> > to present to the user.
> 
> Yet KDE upstream and basically all the distros shipping KDE use them. We are
> the odd ones out.

There's several cases where we fix bugs that upstream thinks of as 
features.

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59 srcf ucam org


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