Review request: network:/ kioslave now in kdereview

Louai Al-Khanji louai.khanji at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 14:49:58 BST 2009


On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 9:31 AM, Sebastian K├╝gler <sebas at kde.org> wrote:
> 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.

+1 for network:/, lan:/ is not very descriptive imo...

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- Louai Al-Khanji




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