|| ||Matthew Garrett <mjg-AT-redhat.com> |
|| ||fedora-devel-list-AT-redhat.com |
|| ||Re: F11: xorg decision to disable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace |
|| ||Sun, 29 Mar 2009 18:01:47 +0100|
|| ||Article, Thread
On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 06:42:59PM +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le dimanche 29 mars 2009 à 21:49 +0530, Rahul Sundaram a écrit :
> > Changes are (primarily) being made upstream. Downstream users can
> > document and communicate changes which we have.
> Sorry, but that is utter bull*. The discussed change was requested by
> Ubuntu users. It lived for quite a long time in their distro. Then it
> was submitted upstream by Unbuntu people. For better or worse upstream
> merged it.
No. The patch was written and committed by Daniel Stone, who is not an
Ubuntu developer. The issue was discussed with the Fedora X maintainers
before it was merged. Everyone involved agreed that not having a
keystroke that caused immediate data loss was a sensible idea.
> At the same time, Fedora upstream devs didn't use their influence to
> block the change, didn't try to check what Fedora users wanted, and now
> we get the usual "upstream decided, live with it" speach.
A development mailing list is a poor way of judging user desire, as are
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