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Re: gtkam missing



ons, 10.11.2004 kl. 18.20 skrev Kim Lux:
> I share most of your sentiments.
> 
> gqview is missing as well.  It was my favorite photo organizing tool. 
> 
> I agree that synaptic should be shipping with FC distros. 
> 

but synaptic is based on apt which will *NOT* be shipped. And i love
apt/synaptic.

Just forget it. Or port synaptic over to yum :)

> 
> On Wed, 2004-11-10 at 08:58 -0500, Temlakos wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-11-10 at 07:35, Kjartan Maraas wrote:
> > > ons, 10,.11.2004 kl. 10.09 +0000, skrev mike:
> > > > Is there a reason why gtkam is missing from FC3
> > > > 
> > > > Is there a replacement?
> > > > 
> > > Yes, gthumb replaces gtkam. It uses the same library to access the
> > > cameras and in addition has a UI based on GTK+-2.x
> > > 
> > > Cheers
> > > Kjartan
> > 
> > I see! Or, I think I see. Now why didn't the release notes specifically
> > *say* that gthumb performs all the functions of the old gtkam? (Does
> > gthumb have a plug-in for gimp?)
> > 
> > Which goes to the serious, and so far not-addressed, issue of
> > documentation. *Where are the documents* showing quite clearly all the
> > functions of the packages that distribute with Fedora? How are we
> > supposed to know that a retained package subsumes the functions of
> > another if nobody tells us? Think of how many people, not readers of any
> > of these lists, went out and grabbed gtkam after installing FC3 or one
> > of its RC's and *didn't have to*! (That might not seem important at
> > first, but think of the conflicts you set up if you run two apps at once
> > that each address the same device...!)
> > 
> > And when will *apt* distribute with Fedora? The best package manager
> > ever invented, the best solution to the RPM dependency problem I've ever
> > seen, works like a charm with Fedora, and it's not in the core distro?
> > Something's wrong here.
> > 
> -- 
> Kim Lux (Mr.)  Diesel Research Inc


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