Review request: network:/ kioslave now in kdereview

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Thu Apr 23 07:31:21 BST 2009


On Wednesday 22 April 2009 10:13:56 Gary Greene wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 April 2009 01:34:54 pm Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > On Monday 20 April 2009, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> > > I just moved the network:/ kioslave to kdereview/networkkio. It should
> > > be stable and quite usable already.
> >
> > I would suggest to reuse the "lan:/" name for it, since it tries to do
> > basically the same thing as the lan:-ioslave tried to do: give an
> > overview overhosts and provide links to the services available on these
> > hosts then.

> I agree with this, since when I think of a network:/ ioslave, for me, I
> think of a network connections type of vfolder ala Windows Network
> Connections. The lan:/ name conveys what you're trying to see on the lan
> more so than network:/.

I think lan:/ is a bad name, since it doesn't have a meaning for most users. 
It's a technical abbreviation which most users simply don't know. network:/ 
says a lot more since it's also a natural word.
-- 
sebas

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