icon naming spec project on launchpad?

Lennart Poettering mzkqt at 0pointer.de
Fri Jun 26 16:53:53 PDT 2009

On Thu, 25.06.09 15:21, Rodney Dawes (dobey.pwns at gmail.com) wrote:

> On Thu, 2009-06-25 at 20:32 +0200, Julien Danjou wrote:
> > At 1245949338 time_t, Nicolò Chieffo wrote:
> > > There is the possibility to subscribe a new launchpad project about
> > > the icon naming spec, to better follow versions, bugs, feature
> > > requests, user questions.
> > > In my opinion we should go, because only using a mailing list can be
> > > more difficult to track things.
> > > Who agrees?
> > 
> > Why everyone tries to put things everywhere on the Internet, whereas
> > there's a common place for all that stuff called Freedesktop?
> Bugzilla and MoinMoin don't provide useful work-flow for maintaining
> status and discussion of something like icon names. They are not
> particularly great for task oriented work-flows, while LaunchPad Bugs
> is designed more for a task based work-flow. And so there is a
> discussion as to whether we should use LP for managing this information
> for the Icon Naming Spec, or if people have better (or worse) ideas
> about how to do it.

The fact that the spec is very badly maintained is certainly not
getting any better by moving it to Launchpad. Right the contrary, it's
just another nail in the coffin to make it completely obsolete.


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