Re: Bugs in default GNOME etch?
Le vendredi 26 janvier 2007 à 13:19 +0100, Wouter Verhelst a écrit :
> On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 02:21:17PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > Why do you assume it? The usability processes in GNOME imply, on the
> > contrary, that there is a good way to achieve every use case.
> Thank you for this insight.
> There is a Perl motto, and it says "TIMTOWTDI": There Is More Than One
> Way To Do It.
> There most be a GNOME motto, and it says "TSBOOWTDI": There Should Be
> Only One Way To Do It.
As Mikhail noted, if you want to compare programming languages, you'll
find Python which has this exact same policy.
Both philosophies also exist in desktop environments, and it's good this
way. Each one has advantages the other can't compete with.
> I know which I prefer, and it's not the one that disallows me to do
> things my way.
For programming languages, I prefer the one that makes programmers
easily understand all code written by others. For desktop environments,
I prefer the one that provides the cleanest and most efficient UI. YMMV.
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