Gentoo Logo
Gentoo Spaceship




Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date. GMANE provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.
c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-desktop-research
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-desktop-research: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Headers:
To: gentoo-desktop-research@g.o
From: dams@...
Subject: Re: Gentoo-desktop howto fix-up
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 12:40:59 +0100
Rune Morling <gentoo@...> said:

> On 11/18/03 03:07:19, munky@... wrote:
>> In that case, we should establish what programs we would like to
>> include
>> in this. First, perhaps it would be more intelligent to establish
>> categories:
>
> [snip]
>
> Nice initiative. Might I suggest you maintain this list and add it to  
> the desktop-research project pages?
>
> In general, there exist several 'best of breed' applications for  
> different environments so how about adding what apps are native
> to which DE? I run gnome 2.4 exclusively (this mail is written using
> the gnome2 MUA balsa which works wonderfully), some run mixed  
> environments, some run pure KDE and yet others run XFCE and
> some even run a 'non DE' with fluxbox et al.
>
> I think it would make the most sense if we target our efforts on the
> 'de facto'  DE standards (drag n' drop, mime-database etc as embodied
> in KDE, gnome and XFCE).
>
> In other words if someone decides that fluxbox is really cool,
> rxvt+mutt is the only 'non-bloated' MUA solution, drag n' drop
> is a some fancy new-fangled concept of no real use, mime-type-handling
> is a shortlived fad, then, well, he/she isn't really in the target  
> audience for the 'gentoo desktop experience'.
>
> Anyway, target audience is a central concept and I can't help but
> wonder where we are in this respect. Comments please!

Please read the manifest
(http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/desktop/research/manifest.xml), there is a
definition of what a desktop related issue is. Thus you can see what
application should be handled or not.

-- 
dams

--
gentoo-desktop-research@g.o mailing list

References:
Re: Gentoo-desktop howto fix-up
-- munky
Re: Gentoo-desktop howto fix-up
-- Rune Morling
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-desktop-research: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Previous by thread:
Re: Gentoo-desktop howto fix-up
Next by thread:
Re: Gentoo-desktop howto fix-up
Previous by date:
New Portage GUI Proposal
Next by date:
Re: New Portage GUI Proposal


Updated Jun 17, 2009

Summary: Archive of the gentoo-desktop-research mailing list.

Donate to support our development efforts.

Copyright 2001-2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Questions, Comments? Contact us.