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Re: [opensuse-project] Re: openFATE feature 306967, KDE default
  • From: PGNet Dev <>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2009 10:18:21 -0700
  • Message-id: <94f2e81e0908031018ya25f038gd3f10e534c543b0f@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 9:49 AM, Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier<jzb@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
This has been suggested and rejected.

It's hard from a screenshot or two for the user to truly know what
they're getting into with either desktop. You could make a "hey, this
looks nifty/niftier" decision, but a screenshot doesn't really tell
you a whole lot.

hear, hear!

if a user can't be expected to make a choice (even to DL & try-out a
LiveCD, as zonker suggested ...), about a desktop env, what does
_anyone_ think is going to happen to that user's "experience" of
_either_ DE when they come across an issue like "Okular insists on
printing only to A4" issue? Dive into *bug reports*?

this is like a bunch of politicians trying to legislate individual's
responsibilities & choices.

i'm simply astonished that Googling &/or directly visiting the KDE &
Gnome sites seems such an unreasonable expectation of a user.
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