On Tue, Feb 18, 2003 at 05:48:00PM +1030, David Lloyd scrawled: > > IMHO GNOME 2.2 has no place on user boxes. > > I assume, though, that you would include the necessary libraries and stuff > to run Gnome 2.2 applications (space permitting). I never advocated otherwise; stuff like the Gimp (Gimp 1.3 kicks everything else I've seen all over the park) absolutely rocks. > > It has its place, but that's not with end-users. It's exceptionally > > unconfigurable and unintuitive - it took me a full 5min to find out how > > to configure Gnome Terminal, and I'm not clueless, and I only found it > > out by brute force in the end!(Edit->Profiles, indeed ...). > > It may be "less configurable" or present less configuration options to the > end user but do end users really want to set how many pixels wide the 10th > character on the fifth paragraph of the sixth section should be? I agree that too many knobs confuse the user; I'm a vehement advocate of this philosophy. However, you have to have a knob to actually turn, or the door becomes utterly useless ...
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