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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-guis@l.g.o
Cc: lists@××××××.eu
Subject: Re: [gentoo-guis] Why I don't like catapult
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:41:03
Message-Id: 20080402134045.1e59944b@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-guis] Why I don't like catapult by "René 'Necoro' Neumann"
On Wed, 02 Apr 2008 14:28:56 +0200
René 'Necoro' Neumann <lists@××××××.eu> wrote:
> > And thus the GUI will end up delivering a half-arsed minimally > > functional toy. That isn't what users need. > > This ended in a fully functional tool - but with a restricted feature > set. This isn't an issue for most users though - because the > additional features won't be needed by most users.
Ah, the Gnome mentality... Except it doesn't work. Most users need at least one feature that most users don't need.
> Again: There is a working GUI with it's user base already existing, > which _can_ use Catapult already. And I won't describe it as > "minimally functional toy".
I would. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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