Bug#579675: ITP: goban -- Goban screensaver
On Mon, 2010-05-03 at 17:01 +0400, Al Nikolov wrote:
> On Monday 03 May 2010 00:28:55 Frank Lin PIAT wrote:
> > > Description : Goban screensaver
> > The short description should not include the package name, maybe
> > something like:
> > "screen saver replaying games of Go"
> > > Replays historical games of go (aka wei-chi and baduk) on the screen.
> > The long description could/should also mention:
> > - that it's a screen-saver.
> If this is mentioned in the short description?
The short description is like the subject of an email.
> > - that it is "Designed to work with xscreensaver and Gnome."
> I don't think it should be linked with Gnome somehow.
I suppose it should only mention Gnome if it actually uses Gnome libs,
or if integrates with gnome properly. (My suggestion was based on my
understanding of upstream's website).
> Xscreensaver is almost standard part of every usual desktop
> installation, at least for Gnome/KDE, and it is in Required.
xscreensaver is not part of Lenny/Gnome desktop. I would file a bug if
Squeeze/Gnome were recommending xscreensaver.
Anyway, it doesn't matter to mention xscreensaver in the description,
the package will depend on it, isn't it?
> >- which "historical games of go" are replayed? (the game played
> > using cgoban, right?)
> Well, no. Actually the original source tarball is consisting of some set of
> historic games which can be easily extended/replaced by user.
Even though this is possible, I suppose that very few users will do it,
so it isn't the main feature.
So, maybe something like:
"This is a screen saver that replays some games of go (aka wei-chi and
baduk). The pre-recorded games shipped in the packages were recorded
during various tournaments"
(please review this description carefully, especially the statement in
the second sentence).
Feel free to improve/rewrite my suggestions.
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