Re: GNOME 2.0 System Admin Guide.

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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