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Re: Package Maintainers Flags policy



On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 16:18 +1000, Ding-Yi Chen wrote:

> 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.

That's essentially irrelevant to this debate. All sorts of things are
bad design decisions (or bad coding decisions) but we don't implement a
blanket ban on them in Fedora and patch them all out...it's true that
flags are a bad idea for various things, but the appropriate place to
discuss that is in improvement reports to the upstream developers.
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Adam Williamson
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