Re: GNOME 2.0 System Admin Guide.
- From: Gregory Leblanc <gleblanc linuxweasel com>
- To: gnome-doc-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: GNOME 2.0 System Admin Guide.
- Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 11:45:45 -0700
On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 05:37:32PM +0100, Telsa Gwynne wrote:
> Oh, and 'kiosk mode' is pretty much descriptive: the touchscreens
> were in a podium on the floor with some garish hoardings around
> the back and sides of the podium which stretched to a height of
> around six feet. Not -that- like a telephone kiosk, but the
> word seems to have taken off for this very limited set of
> function approach. Whether and how it differs from 'appliance',
> I dunno.
Kiosks are generally in public places, such as bars or airports, or
whatever. Appliance is usually something "for the home".
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