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Re: SEUL: Re: Proposal for using a single mailing list [was Re: Oneend-user distribution?]

On Sat, 10 Apr 1999, Michel Stam wrote:

> Well, from a user-point of view, I don't think that the console would do much good
> trying to convert people to Linux. 

I don't see how a curses based install would slow the adoption of linux
provided that it works. The people who start a curses installation will
not stop midway just because it doesn't use VGA mode. And they will not
run away from linux if the installation goes flawlessly.

> Well, actually, most window managers have a ppp-config program (KDE surely has it,
> GNOME has it for instance). I see those programs scrolling by on Freshmeat sometimes,

yep. But it doesn't run as part of the install. The user has to poke
around and find the program before they can start to setup ppp. Don't you
think it would be better if they were prompted ?