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Re: Debian Usability Research

On Thu, 3 Apr 2003, J.Brown (Ender/Amigo) wrote:

>  User A wants to install a graphical mail client for KDE, but this is a
> minimal system to installing a 'desktop' task package isn't exactly the
> best option. How would the user find out what mail clients are available
> in Debian? Apt tools are great if you know what you want to install, but
> with the large amount of software in the repository what about a user that
> is just getting started?
So I guess the first thing we urgently need is an evaluation document which
describes commons and differences between packages solving certain tasks.
This might perhaps decrease the sort of flame wars emacs vis vi,
mutt vis pine, postgresql vis mysql or whatever.  Just search the archive
for this type of flame wars, remove the rubish and find a reasonable way
to publish.

Kind regards


Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.
John F. Kennedy

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