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Re: debian 8



On 03/04/2015, Reco <recoverym4n@gmail.com> wrote:
>  Hi.
>
> On Fri, Apr 03, 2015 at 11:49:30AM +0200, Petter Adsen wrote:
>> On Fri, 3 Apr 2015 17:41:44 +0800
>> Bret Busby <bret.busby@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > On 03/04/2015, Pol Hallen wrote:
>> > > I read that at 25 april
>> > > (https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2015/03/msg00016.html)
>> > > should be available latest debian version.
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>> > What are the expected differences between Debian 7 and Debian 8?
>>
>> https://www.debian.org/releases/wheezy/ppc64el/release-notes/ch-whats-new.en.html
>
> There's something I miss here. Why does your link contains *wheezy*,
> instead of *jessie*? Also, why *ppc64el*? It's hardly a commodity
> architecture.
>
>
>> > Will Debian 8, when released, provide the "GNOME Classic" interface?
>>
>> From the above:
>>
>> "If you want to keep an interface closer to the GNOME 2.30 version in
>> wheezy, you can select the “GNOME Classic” session at the login prompt.
>> It will bring you an improved version of the traditional panel. You can
>> still edit the panel to add more applets, by using the hidden alt+right
>> click combination. "
>
> Um, wheezy has GNOME 3.4. It's squeeze which had GNOME 2.30.
> Apparently this info is outdated.
>


I think that this particular instance, is a matter of wording not
being clear and unambiguous.

What I believe to have been meant and intended, is the text slightly
reworded, so that it instead, reads as

"
>> "If you want to keep, in wheezy,  an interface closer to the GNOME 2.30 version, you can >>select the “GNOME Classic” session at the login prompt.
"

Perhaps someone more knowledgeable than me, can verify that.

It is a bit like the text at
http://www.imdb.com/user/ur18777463/
where the text is written;
"Cloris Leachman later was on "Lassie". She was the boy who owned Lassie's mom."
wherein, I believe the second sentence, instead of indicating that
Cloris Leachman played the role of a boy that had been the owner of
the dog that was the mother of Lassie, should have indicated that
Cloris Leachman played the mother of the boy that had owned Lassie.

It is all in the way that text is worded.

It needs to be clear and unambiguous.

-- 
Bret Busby
Armadale
West Australia
..............

"So once you do know what the question actually is,
 you'll know what the answer means."
- Deep Thought,
 Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
 "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
 A Trilogy In Four Parts",
 written by Douglas Adams,
 published by Pan Books, 1992

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