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From: John Nilsson <john@...>
Subject: Re: defaults
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 10:24:45 +0200
There allready exist a project providing this, it is called GNOME.

-John

On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 10:24, Adrian CAPDEFIER wrote:
> Hello people.
> 
> So in the purpose of desktop research here is an idea. I don't know if
> it's been done already, though.
> 
> Often when I'm developing programs I'm too absorbed into making the
> program work and the magical defaults always come last. I usually sell
> theese programs. Open sources developers do not sell their open source
> programs. It stands to reason that the last part, not so important from
> a developer point of view, might not get done or get done hastily and
> not so good. And most programs could use general purpose defaults.
> 
> So why not create a "defaults team" to work with the developers and see
> the results? It would need a heavily used application so that new users
> arrive often and are able to provide lots of feedback. The agreement of
> the developers would also be a usefull thing :)
> 
> Suggestions, ideas, cons, flames?
> 
> Adi.
> 
> 
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