Re: What is GNOME office?
- From: Bart Decrem <bart eazel com>
- To: Cody Russell <bratsche gnome org>
- Cc: Dick Porter <dick+gnome acm org>, foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: What is GNOME office?
- Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 08:37:53 -0800
You accidentally put my name about that quote. The point of my message just now was
that I don't agree with the excerpted sentence below. I agree with you.
Cody Russell wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 14, 2000 at 09:58:34PM -0800, Bart Decrem wrote:
> > Surely "what is GNOME Office" should be "all GNOME applications that do
> > officey things". If we have more than one candidate for a particular role,
> > then include them all. Choice is good (particularly when they all interoperate)!
> I feel like it is not a bad thing at all to have the GNOME Project
> or the GNOME Foundation endorse a certain application as the
> 'official' application for GNOME Office. To do otherwise would
> be confusing for users, and this whole project is about making
> UNIX more usable, not about pleasing every programmer in the
> world by including his application in the office suite.
> Furthermore, the development of GNOME Office may likely be
> much faster. Would-be contributors would not know which
> projects to contribute to otherwise. We would be discouraging
> spreading hackers across different projects that have the same
> goals in mind.
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