[continuing flame war - I didn't start it right!]
I have to agree with you Brian, gnome is just gay I have to say. I mean,
windows serfs like to right click on the desktop and make a nice shortcut.
With KDE, the procedure is just about identical [and that what I do with me
favorites] Incidentally, I have a link to IE5.5 on my desktop and it works,
I even went to windowsupdate and it gave me a list of updates ala doze :)
GOOD BUZZ wrecking the MS heads.
But with gnome, well its shite, I still to this day have not figured out how
to do the same with gnome. So for a total newbie, forget it!
Why do they make it so difficult to add stuff to the "start menu"
With KDE I have a different desktop on each one, and withing them each
desktop changes every 5 minutes [just to waste resources :)] A grand total
of 200+ changing windows! Cant do it with gnome, I'm sure its possible, but
they just dont get it! It needs to be doze like for user friendliness.
CDE, hmm, I actually like it.
Come on KDE, come on the boyz, come of the boys in green.
>argument that developing new things is actually quite expensive. hence
>has two bad imitations of the windows graphical desktop, widely regarded as
>quite poor from a UI point of view. is there any cutting age UI research
>done on linux? not that i know of ...
Perhaps Gnome is crap from a usability point of view , but KDE is right up
with the 3.X range as its just as nice as using a Microserf UI. It certainly
From: Nick Murtagh [mailto:murtaghn at tcd.ie]
Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 6:08 PM
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] UnitedLinux
On Thursday 30 May 2002 15:00, kevin lyda wrote:
> i don't know about connectiva, but the other three companies have had
> poor track records supporting free software. caldera's ransom love has
> bemoaned free software in the past. suse has several non-free bits -
> i think yast is still not free. and turbo linux has not released it's
> clustering code afaik.
i'm sure the suse kernel hackers would dispute their supposed lack of
commitment to free software...
they have non-free bits to add value and hopefully make some money so
they can keep contributing to free software, like ximian. would you
rather they just gave up?
free software is basically a bunch of reimplementations, and i've heard the
argument that developing new things is actually quite expensive. hence linux
has two bad imitations of the windows graphical desktop, widely regarded as
quite poor from a UI point of view. is there any cutting age UI research
done on linux? not that i know of...
> i dunno, no matter how one feels about redhat, their commitment to free
> software has been rather consistent.
yes, but their recent moves to acquire software patents are worrying...
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