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Re:  Real users experience.




Hello,

On Mon, Oct 28, 2002 at 03:52:24PM -0500, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> They're just names...

the point is that these names are currently widely popular and
associated with certain programs. So, saying "Mozilla (web browser)"
instead of "Mozilla" would be good for new users. The administrator
should probably be able to select a default.

> This is an interesting problem; an easy solution might be to put some
> indicator of who is logged in --- e.g., the person's name somewhere.

Yes. The background image could be dynamically generated to read
something like "Debian welcomes Joe Luser", tiled, so a user can
look at the desktop and immediately know who she is supposed to be.
The remaining problem would be to have the users load their
individual image at log in time, across all window managers and
whatnot.


Best,
--Toni++

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