[Aptitude-devel] aptitude's bug #552522: aptitude-gtk would need to depend on gnome-games

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 15:11:30 UTC 2012

> 5) If the program provides ways to launch an unrelated application
> altogether, what would be the reason against launching anything else?
> One could argue that opening a browser with URLs to aptitude or
> Debian-related sites would be more appropriate, even if completely
> pointless too.

There is an open feature request for launching a browser at a
package's homepage which seems a reasonable thing to do.

> http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=aptitude/aptitude.git;a=commitdiff;h=aa5a9eddbee0ef6a6132668a1717a4850c2f7be8;hp=631dd7b6eea14b9122f41a4c74effeaad5bb9f14
> IMO the only sensible solution is to remove this misfeature from aptitude-gtk.

Agree.  The user has access to the Games menu anyway so why launch one
particular game from aptitude?

Too much enthusiasm for mimicking the curses interface...

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