Implement Ubuntu's Units Policy in GNOME

Registered by Benjamin Drung on 2011-05-05

We have a units policy in Ubuntu [1], but the GNOME desktop do not follow the rules. This track should answer the question how to implement the units policy in GNOME.

Related blueprint: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/desktop-unit-consistency

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=640432

[1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UnitsPolicy

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Jason Warner
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
None
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Benjamin Drung
Definition:
New
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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For reference, Owen Taylor answer about glib role in the units policy game:
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gtk-devel-list/2010-March/msg00140.html

[seb128] Talk to upstreams at the desktop summit: TODO

desrt, 2011-08-02: this is fixed upstream now (modulo a few small bugs). New power-of-10 API is in GLib and being used by GNOME apps (incl. Nautilus). Old power-of-2 API has been deprecated.

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