On Wed, Mar 03, 2010 at 11:08:07PM -0800, Joshua Saddler wrote:
> > On 3 March 2010 19:45, Mart Raudsepp <l...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> > > I don't believe we should selectively cripple one GUI toolkit with not
> > > having proper printing support out of the box on a desktop profile,
> > > while others do, just because maintainers are lazy.
> > 
> > It is not something that is necessary for running a
> > desktop system.
> Your logic is very thin here. By that same line of reasoning, neither are the 
> gtk or qt flags, since you don't need 'em if you're building, say, a *box 
> desktop.
> Printing is something I'd argue is part of a desktop environment. It's very 
> much a graphical activity, and that's what a desktop is. We've had the 
> Printing Guide in our Desktop Documentation Resources section for years for 
> that very reason.
> http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/?catid=desktop

Isn't the split of the desktop profile, into KDE and gnome profiles, whilst 
leaving a base Desktop profile, exactly meant for the purpose that if you're 
not building KDE/Gnome, then you don't need to set the qt flags, unless some 
application needs it, or you find that you'd prefer to have them set 

Zeerak Waseem

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