Re: Thinking about Dogfood
- From: Miguel de Icaza <miguel ximian com>
- To: Aaron Weber <aaron ximian com>
- Cc: gnome-hackers ximian com
- Subject: Re: Thinking about Dogfood
- Date: 13 Aug 2001 01:31:31 -0400
> Someone wrote in to us recently and suggested that "If you want GNOME to
> be really usable, force all the programmers to stop using a shell, and
> watch them hack it until it is."
Tuomas reported recently that he was able to do a complete
installation of Linux and Ximian GNOME without using a terminal.
There are still areas where this could improve, and I would love to
have a few days of `No terminals for me' just to try to find out what
kinds of things I am missing.
Tuomas tried this for a few days, and he did submit a few bug reports
to maintainers on things they could do to improve their applications.
Maybe we can collect a `top 10 reasons to use a shell' and try to
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