Re: Gnome 2.6: What were you thinking?
- From: William Michael Grim <wgrim siue edu>
- To: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- Cc: gnome-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Gnome 2.6: What were you thinking?
- Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 16:45:08 -0500 (CDT)
Actually, I meant to say the "Theme" editor in gnome. But don't forget
that when you run nautilus, you HAVE to stay with "open a new window for
every click" unless you change a key in some obscure place. Why was this
even remove; it couldn't have been for a good reason.
William Michael Grim
Student, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Unix Network Administrator, SIUE, Computer Science dept.
Phone: (217) 341-6552
Email: wgrim siue edu
On Tue, 11 May 2004, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> If your GNOME 2.4 has a "change colors" control panel it's a different
> GNOME 2.4 than mine.
> So basically you're saying you'll stay with 2.4 until a feature that 2.4
> doesn't even have is "restored." Amusing that a feature you could not
> possibly have used (since it isn't there) is worth writing angry email
> And we _would_ like to have a control panel to change colors, it's just
> that nobody has implemented it. You could be the one to do so.
> On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 17:19, William Michael Grim wrote:
> > Okay, what is up with gnome 2.6? Who's arrogance decided I can't change
> > settings or even colors in gnome? Not all your users are stupid, and even
> > the "stupid" users might be more than a little upset with this. I highly
> > doubt many of us want to relearn your entire interface because you made
> > large UI changes in a _minor_ release.
> > Anyway, I'm sticking with gnome 2.4 until these issues are resolved. If
> > they aren't, I'll regretfully switch to something more usable, such as
> > wmaker or KDE (and I REALLY hate KDE). KDE is the whole reason I
> > originally switched to gnome; I can't take its constant crash screens when
> > closing programs.
> > So, anyway, please stop being arrogant and let your users do what they
> > want. Who cares if 5% of them choose the wrong colors? There will always
> > be stupid people in the world.
> > William Michael Grim
> > Student, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
> > Unix Network Administrator, SIUE, Computer Science dept.
> > Phone: (217) 341-6552
> > Email: wgrim siue edu
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