Re: GNOME Power Tools: Every GNOME Geek's Batbelt!

I think I'm going to have to agree with Malcolm here. Is the following a
"pet name" or "in joke" too? I don't find it too resourceful or helping
in the integration and future of GNOME and Linux.

> * elysium

It's, um, crack free. :-) Dunno, perhaps some work can be shared, but I
think Rodney's quest is based mostly on angst, rather than dedicated
usability analysis.

On Mon, 2002-10-28 at 18:20, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Malcolm Tredinnick"/>
> > > Ahr, see, I decided to call this Power Tools, because the configuration
> > > thingy we've always talked about has been referred to as 'CrackPipe'.
> > > :-)
> > 
> > Which, as has also been discussed should stop. Denigrating the fact that
> > people like things different from the default is in no way constructive.
> It's a small piece of humour, which I thought was an extremely funny in-joke
> for people outside GNOME development to hear about. "That's an... odd...
> name...?"
> > And the "no crack" or "crackpipe" designations are just that -- they imply
> > the setting is pointless and damaging. Please get over this mental block.
> So, given that I've already said that the implementation of The CrackPipe
> Dream (which pretty much everyone would love to see) will absolutely,
> definitely go into powertools, do I still have a mental block here? :-)
> Think of it as a pet name.
> - Jeff
> -- 
>   We're kind of like Canada, only we hate ourselves more, and it's wetter   
>                              around the edges.                              

Rodney Dawes <dobey free fr>

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