Re: Proposal for inclusion in Desktop: pessulus

On Fri, 2005-10-28 at 11:52 -0500, Shaun McCance wrote:

> I don't think "useful to my mum" should be our only criterion
> for inclusion in the desktop.  Right now, our fastest path
> onto desktop is corporate workstation deployments.  Any tool
> that helps admins roll out two hundred Gnome desktops should
> be greeted with enthusiasm.

Yes, but admin tools aren't useful to Corporate User Joe either. Only
his Administrator, Alan is going to get any use out of these tools. Joe
will only wonder why the lock-down tool is locked down.

When I suggest a administration suite. It implies that it is a set of
tools we endorse, but perhaps should not be installed by default, since
they're not useful to most people. It is worth noting that such tools
also require a different level of documentation, as Administrators want
more nitty, gritty details than most other users.


Davyd Madeley
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