Gentoo Archives: gentoo-installer

From: Ashley McConnell <lugnug@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-installer@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-installer] version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 16:50:56
Message-Id: bcc542330602280844v5d740852x37d7394d82bff479@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-installer] version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer by LinuxMan
Isn't it intuitive anyways to have the programs selected to be added to use
flags? it just makes sense wether or not someone reads the manual

On 2/28/06, LinuxMan <linuxman@×××××××××.com> wrote:
> > What sort of attitude is that to tempt new users to Gentoo, or anyone for > that matter. Surely the installer should be aiming to make installation > not > just easier but also easier and better than the rest. Otherwise what's the > point? If that's your attitude you might as well not bothered with the > installer and just told everyone to read the manual instead!! I think > Norman > has a valid point and your answer doesn't do his question justice. I'm > concerned that there are potential new users who could add to Gentoo, who > are going elsewhere because of confusing options and attitudes that don't > help anyone. > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Andrew Gaffney [mailto:agaffney@g.o] > Sent: 28 February 2006 16:00 > To: gentoo-installer@l.g.o > Subject: Re: [gentoo-installer] version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux > Installer > > > Simon Stelling wrote: > > Norman Rieß wrote: > >> But see it with the eyes of a random Gentoo beginner. > >> You come to the "USE Flags" screen seeing some settings. You think > "That > >> are surely some nice settings. Otherwise they wouldn´t be set as > default". > >> But then you choose KDE. Now you have a KDE system with "+gnome -kde" > as > >> USE Flags. > > > > If people are not willing to read documentation, that's their fault. > Being > a > > newbie or a sysadmin++, it doesn't matter. > > You took the words from my mouth. > > -- > Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/ > Gentoo Linux Developer Installer Project > > -- > gentoo-installer@g.o mailing list > > > > -- > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG Free Edition. > Version: 7.1.375 / Virus Database: 268.1.0/269 - Release Date: 24/02/2006 > > > -- > gentoo-installer@g.o mailing list > >