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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 11:00:55 -0600
Norman Rieß wrote:
> Andrew Gaffney schrieb:
> 
>> 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.
>>
> Right. But some WILL NOT read the documentation and they WILL create a 
> crapy system.
> And then they WILL run to the forums. And guys like you WILL tell them 
> to RTFM.
> And they will tell their friends what a crapy system Gentoo is and what 
> jerks these Gentoo users are.
> 
> Seriously give them a nice default system and tell them later in a nicer 
> way to read how to extend the system.

How is that any different than a "manual" install? Many people don't read the 
handbook completely and then complain loudly about how Gentoo sucks.

-- 
Andrew Gaffney                            http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer                                   Installer Project

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