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Re: [SLE] SuSE interview Greg Mancusi-Ungaro
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 20:03:13 -0400
  • Message-id: <44652241.7030708@xxxxxxxxxx>
Dave Crouse wrote:
> Subject: Re: [SLE] SuSE interview Greg Mancusi-Ungaro
>
> I'm pretty sure that changing the "default" window manager, is nothing
> like removing it completely....
>
> Even Fedora still has KDE, even though their default window manager is
> that ugly blue-curve thing...
>
> and I'm also sure Novell and RedHat have read this as well :
>
> Torvalds Says 'Use KDE'
> http://mail.gnome.org/archives/usability/2005-December/msg00021.html
> QUOTE:
> -----------------
> I personally just encourage people to switch to KDE.
>
> This "users are idiots, and are confused by functionality" mentality of
> Gnome is a disease. If you think your users are idiots, only idiots will
> use it. I don't use Gnome, because in striving to be simple, it has long
> since reached the point where it simply doesn't do what I need it to do.
>
> Please, just tell people to use KDE.
>
> Linus
> ------------------
>
> Good enough for me ;)

Although I also prefer KDE, one thing to bear in mind, is that
enterprise users often need simple. I do computer support for a living
and to call some users "idiots" is to be kind. ;-)

There are some really dumb users. Some of them even make George Bush
look sharp! ;-)

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