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From: "Jeremy Messenger" <email@example.com>
To: "Carlos A. M. dos Santos" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, "Joe Marcus Clarke"
Subject: Re: ports/137368: x11-toolkits/libwnck: add menu option to configure
dependence on x11/startup-notification
Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2009 13:48:15 -0500
On Sun, 09 Aug 2009 13:34:33 -0500, Carlos A. M. dos Santos
> On Sun, Aug 9, 2009 at 2:56 PM, Joe Marcus Clarke<email@example.com>
>> libgnomeui doesn't make this optional. I can understand removing the
>> Python dependency, but startup-notification is quite light, and not
>> updated very frequently. I just don't see how this adds much bulk.
> You don't need libgnomeui to run Xfce, so startup notification can be
> made optional for those who don't need/want to run GNOME. It is
> already intended to be optional in x11/Terminal, the default Xfce
> terminal emulator (and will *really* become optional, as soon as the
> patch I sent in ports/137371 gets committed).
I agree with marcus, the startup-notification is very small. What make you
think that startup-notification is a GNOME application? It is a fd.org
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