Re: To answer your question about the upcoming Style-Guide...

Dan Kaminsky <> wrote:
> >in my humble opinion, windoze is "the worst". you don't have to share that
> >opinion nor is it a matter at hand here, so let's not get sidetracked by a
> >simple comment, ok? :)
> Fine.  Don't use your distaste of the windows GUI as a reason to distance
> GNOME from Windows if you can't explain what portions of the Windows GUI
> should be avoided.

I don't. my distaste for windoze is one of the reasons I am here to take my
part in making gnome better. but for the individual points I argue I do try
to find external and verifiable support.

> >my "show that it's possible" could qualify as the later. the former is too
> >far away to be of concern to me right now. maybe once the first demo
> >implementation is there we can talk about using it as an introduction to
> >gnome, but currently it's just an idea.
> It's still a relevant one, and for this reason:  We're trying to decide how
> to implement our interface to be understandable.  If we can all agree that
> screenplays are critical enough, then we can tailor our interface to be
> easily trainable by quick tutorial.

true, yes. but it's still a feature of the future, right?

> >not trying to put screenplays down. I'm just trying to say that my
> proposals
> >are possible NOW and I'm very willing to talk about screenplays TOMORROW.
> >that's the fundamental difference.
> I see.

also, there is no reason not to combine these things. screenplays can not be
the only solution, but they can enhance whatever good default configuration
we come up with.

The universe does not have laws -- it has habits, and habits can be broken.

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