I totally agree with Carlos' opinions
On 12/23/2011 02:44 AM, Carlos E. R. wrote:
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On 2011-12-23 02:03, Jim Henderson wrote:
I find it to be stable, friendly, and highly
usable. I can focus on
running the applications (which, let's face it, is why people use a
computer - not because they can futz with the desktop).
I don't find it
friendly. I have been with computers for at least 30
and I have seen a lot. I find that I have to learn
again, and I don't
it intuitive. I do it simply because /they/ have
choosen a new way
so I have to follow it or migrate. Thus I'll try
to get used to G3,
I don't find that having to click on the top left, then another click to
choose "applications" then to the top right to click on a category (on a
touchpad, which means lifting my finger at least twice because once does
not traverse the entire screen), and then reading a big list with small
letters, left to right and top to bottom, to be ergonomic (and page-up/dn
do not work).
I do not find that easier than simply browsing a menu, an action to
have been accustomed for uncountable years, on several
and which my fingers do fast with that lot of practice. Menus that are
browsable with the keyboard as well. A time proved design!
And yes, I also focus on running apps, not on the desktop. Or I did.
I'm used to have a command line applet on which I type the name of the
apps, or choose a previous entry. I can not add that applet, I don't know
how to add applets to the panel.
I also like an applet with the hour and the temperature, of several
Now I can't.
I have two apps running now, one a terminal and another yelp. The
is not listed in the bar. That is also confusing.
I have only two workspaces, and I have not seen yet how to add more
with 12 in this machine running G2).
No, G3 distracts me from what I have to do and forces me to learn new
desktop tricks I took for granted since 1997. It is a
So, no, I will not say "stupid" in public, even if I think it is. I know
that voicing my opinion is pointless, because it has already been decided
that this is the way to go. A decision on which users have no voice.
So no, I will not say to those that rant in public that they should not.
Because it is pointless. Even if I agree with some of the points, and
disagree on the tone.
Cheers / Saludos,
Carlos E. R.
(from 11.4 x86_64 "Celadon" at Telcontar)
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