[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#852646: task-xfce-desktop: please recommend atril not evince

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri Jan 27 22:42:02 UTC 2017

On Thu, 2017-01-26 at 05:41 +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Adam Borowski (kilobyte at angband.pl):
> > Package: task-xfce-desktop
> > Version: 3.39
> > Severity: wishlist
> > 
> > Hi!
> > Currently, the XFCE task pulls in evince, whose interface is really out of
> > place outside of Gnome.  It'd be far better to install atril instead (from
> > Mate) -- it blends in with XFCE seamlessly.  It also doesn't suffer from a
> > number of weird decisions taken by the Gnome project that make the user
> > interface really inconsistent with XFCE components.
> > 
> > Atril is a fork of Evince, so base functionality is the same.
> As usual: what's the stance of Xfce packages maintainers about this?

I'm not completely against that, we already went back and forth with evince,
evince-gtk etc. for a long time. But while I do know and use evince, I don't
know atril yet. I can surely try it, but I won't make a decision soon.

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 488 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
URL: <http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-xfce-devel/attachments/20170127/867394fe/attachment.sig>

More information about the Pkg-xfce-devel mailing list