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Re: Package Maintainers Flags policy



於 二,2009-05-19 於 16:55 +0100,Ewan Mac Mahon 提到:
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 10:59:07AM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> >  The main thing we want to squash is things like flags in input
> > method selection which is very prominent in the UI, and flags in
> > bittorrent clients whose removal doesn't at all substantially affect
> > the operation of the software.
> > 
> That's a reasonable postion, but it's not quite the same as the current 
> policy.
> 

Using flags in input methods along is not very informative.
For example, there are dozens (if not hundreds) of Chinese IMs.
How do you know which one should be associated with China flags?
Should it be pinyin? wubi? cangjie3? cangjie5?

It's a good thing that almost all input methods already have their own
icons.


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