Re: Proposal: switch default desktop to xfce
Paul Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 7:08 AM, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> There are different ways of presenting the choice that make the choice
>> more or less obvious, but it's hard to avoid a default choice in an
>> installer. Even if you force the user to pick one of a list of
>> options, users will tend to pick the first on the list.
>> If you need to eliminate the concept of default entirely, the best you
>> can probably do is either not install a desktop environment at all by
>> default, or randomize the list each time it's presented, so each user
>> sees a different "default."
>> Neither of those seem particularly appealing.
> I'm sure we can find some designers who are capable of creating lists
> that have no first/last destop blend. Even I can think of a couple; a
> circle of desktop blend logos/names around Debian or a 3x3 grid of
> desktop blends.
That's a good point. I may have insufficient imagination. :)
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>