[sylpheed:34700] Re: Quick search style patch, gtkrc and ml

Hiroyuki Yamamoto hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp
Wed Aug 3 18:26:36 JST 2011


On Mon, 1 Aug 2011 23:15:12 +0200
speps <speps at gmx.com> wrote:

> first of all, thanks for this great mail client.
> I'm just sad in realizing there is no bug tracker system.
> I found some older posts about this topic, and seems like
> there is no intention to switch to any bug tracking platform.

Actually I want to have a new BTS, but I cannot determine what system
is the best yet.

> Mailing list is surely a good tool too, btw at least would be
> better if we had more than a single ml to handle all topics.
> It could be more complex, ex
> sylpheed-users    -> for any end user question
> sylpheed-bugs     -> a place to signal bugs and send patches
> sylpheed-requests -> for any feature request
> or simpler
> sylpheed       -> any end user topic (help, info, functionalities)
> sylpheed-devel -> any development related topic (bugs, requests, patches)
> This could be a middle solution, but this is just my opinion.

When I started the development of Sylpheed, I intentionally provided
only one mailing list, because I didn't want to divide users and
developers into two groups.

But maybe it is better to have several purpose-based MLs at this time.

> Attached is a patch, already applied on AUR (ARCHLINUX) [1]
> I'm the actual maintainer.
> [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=43541

I've applied your patch to svn trunk. Thanks!

> =========================================================================
> At last, as a feature request, it would be nice if sylpheed fetches
> for gtkrc file path through the GTK2_RC_FILES default environment
> variable, and then fall back to the ~/.gtkrc-2.0 if not found.
> Most of the Gtk applications support this standard, so multiple gtkrc
> can be stored and applied by executing
> GTK2_RC_FILES="/path/to/gtkrc" appname
> without modifying the main ~/.gtkrc-2.0 every time is needed.

I'll look into that later.

Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp>

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