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Re: Benefits (and risks) of using Sid

Damon L. Chesser wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-08-06 at 20:01 -0700, Daniel Burrows wrote:
>>   Heh. :-)
>>   I actually am curious to hear what people like about the program,
>> because I'm (slowly) working out ideas for redesigning the interface
>> and I don't want to accidentally break useful features.  Any breakage
>> should be fully intentional, that's my motto.
>>   Hence my oh-so-subtle prodding...
>>   Daniel
> Sadly, I have NEVER used aptitude ncurses.  Ever since the early days of
> Potato, when I tried to use it, I would get completely lost.  As smart
> as I am (however smart that is) that interface just does not work the
> way my brain works.  I still don't know how to use it and get frustrated
> in 30 seconds trying to use it.  Nothing against what I am sure is a
> nice program, it just does not work the way I think.  I feel better by
> sharing, it has made us all better people (and dang it!  People like
> me!)

Ditto. I'm sure it's a fine program, but I, too, get lost with the
ncurses interface of aptitude. (I actually found dselect easier to get
around in. What?!!)

Kent West     <*)))><

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