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Re: non-setup information in setup.hint (was Re: Maintainers/PackagesList, 2003-11-22)
On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 08:40:43PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > BTW, another piece of non-setup information that might be useful is an "up
> > for adoption" (or "orphaned") flag.
> Why not make it a setup flag? Make a nasty little pop-up box pop up when you
> install an orphaned package - something like "The package ... is up for
> adoption! Please take a look at http://cygwin.com/setup.html to see how you
> can help out!"
> Perhaps add a new category "orphaned" as well, listing all orphaned packages
> and offering to download the source by default..
Umm, we want to encourage people into adopting packages, not annoy them
into it... Although prepending "Orphaned" to the package sdesc might not
be a bad idea (as well as the new category idea above).
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