RE: [rms gnu org: Congratulations on GNOME]

Except, dont use any of the mac logic. (you throw a disk away to get it out
of the computer, you would think it would delete the contents of the disk)

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Miguel de Icaza []
> Sent:	Tuesday, January 19, 1999 3:41 PM
> To:
> Subject:	[ Congratulations on GNOME]
> [ 
>   I am resending this, as rms could not post to gnome-list due to the
>   list policies.
> ]
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> Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 17:11:34 -0700 (MST)
> From: Richard Stallman <>
> To:,
> Subject: Congratulations on GNOME
> Reply-to:
> Sender:
> On the occasion of the first official release of GNOME, I would like
> to congratulate and thank all the developers of GNOME for taking the
> GNU system to a new level.
> The initial goal of the GNU Project was to make a free operating
> system that would be compatible with Unix.  And that is what we got:
> the GNU/Linux operating system is as powerful as Unix, and as easy to
> learn as Unix.  Which means, not easy enough ;-).
> You are changing that.  Free software should be good for all users,
> not just for hackers.  With GNOME, it will be.
> Ultimately GNOME should aim to surpass Windows; the goal should be to
> make the GNU system as natural as the Macintosh.  That won't be easy;
> it will require careful attention to the coherence of the interface,
> and to how non-hacker users respond when the program is set before
> them.  But if we keep the goal in mind, we will get there.
> Thanks for the good work.
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