Sven Neumann wrote:
Miguel Ibarra <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
Here's a patch to add optional libstartup-notification support to The Gimp. This will allow desktop managers as Gnome's to entertain users with a *so* funny clock cursor, while Gimp launches and initializes itself.
GIMP-1.3 does this already. We will not include it in 1.2 since only bug-fixes go into 1.2.
I'm interested, from a project point of view, why many (a good proportion) of the patches that we get on this mailing list or in bugzilla from 'external' (non-CVS-account) contributors are against 1.2.x.
Are developers not very well aware of the positioning of 1.3.x (development) versus 1.2.x (stable)? Is it too hard to get a 1.3.x build to patch against?
Miguel, or anyone else, can you comment?
Identifying the cause of this weakness would help to smooth the bumps in accepting (very welcome) external contributions.
maybe he doesn't have cvs access ....
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