Replacement for KFax

Wilfried Huss Wilfried.Huss at
Thu Aug 18 20:23:01 BST 2005

Am Friday, 12. August 2005 10:31 schrieb Aaron J. Seigo:
> On Friday 12 August 2005 01:13, Wilfried Huss wrote:
> > Am Thursday, 11. August 2005 23:36 schrieb Aaron J. Seigo:
> > > what sort of user documentation will be provided for kviewshell for those
> > > wishing to work with faxes?
> >
> > Currently there is no handbook for kviewshell itself, because until KDE 3.4
> > it was only used as the frontend of KDVI, which has its own handbook. And
> > I'm not sure if I manage to write one until the message freeze. On the
> > other hand KFax doesn't have a handbook either, so the situation would at
> > least not become worse.
> fair enough then. as long as we don't go backwards as far as documentation 
> goes.
> > > that's really about all i can see being at issue
> > > here ... though perhaps i've missed something
> >
> > Should I provide a wrapper binary also called kfax, or is it ok that there
> > would be a program with a different name to load faxes?
> a binary wrapper should be made so that those who are familiar with a program 
> called "kfax" will continue to have something that works. it should also 
> support, or at least accept, the command line options that kfax currently 
> does so as not to break scripts and custom .desktop files.

Now the wrapper currently called kfaxview accepts all options of KFax. 

So how is the recommended procedure to remove something from SVN?
Just "svn delete" or should it be moved to a special place? Am I allowed to do
this, or does it need to be done by someone with more karma?


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