Re: Future of desktop splash screens - some thoughts

On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 19:00 +0900, janne wrote:
> fre 2004-10-15 klockan 10:33 +0100 skrev Iain *:
> > > Particularly if you consider that the splash screen serves no useful
> > > purpose anyway.
> > 
> > Yeah, I've been considering proposing to remove the icons from it,
> > because really they don't serve much purpose. Unless there's a
> > problem, do you really need to know that something called "nautius"
> > and something else called "gnome-panel" have been started? (what are
> > they anyway, and why do they start up?)
> The argument in favour is of course giving the user feedback that the
> startup is progressing. Make gnome startup fast enough and the need is
> gone.
[Sorry Janne, I forgot to CC the list]

Or keep the splash screen, eliminate the icons, and use a simple
progress bar. 

Ricardo Veguilla <veguilla hpcf upr edu>

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