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Re: Bugs in default GNOME etch?

This one time, at band camp, Josselin Mouette said:
> Le samedi 20 janvier 2007 à 04:30 -0500, Greg Folkert a écrit :
> > I would assert they are not listening to their former BIGGEST fans and
> > users. You can easily find droves rants/discussions of current GNOME
> > users very disgruntled with the REMOVAL of features that previously were
> > there. Some users are now FORMER GNOME users due to these removals. 
> Features. Features, features, features. Do you only want features,
> without even knowing whether they are useful? Sorry, usability is not
> about features.

And that really just proves Greg's point, doesn't it?  Clearly the
features were useful to Greg, or he wouldn't have written that email.
Thankfully, the GNOME developers know better.

> I, for one, thank those usability engineers for removing these tons of
> useless features that clutter menus, desktop, applications, and dialog
> boxes.

I, for one, welcome our new GNOME overlords.
|   ,''`.                                            Stephen Gran |
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|  `. `'                        Debian user, admin, and developer |
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