Re: The Apology of GNOME 3 (an analogy to the Apology of Socrates by Plato)
- From: Mikus Grinbergs <mikus bga com>
- To: olav vitters nl
- Cc: Gnome Users List <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: The Apology of GNOME 3 (an analogy to the Apology of Socrates by Plato)
- Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 09:58:36 -0500
GNOME 2 experience can be achieved with GNOME 3 fallback mode.
One feature of GNOME 2 which a number of existing users took advantage
of was "configurability". GNOME3 is less configurable, __including__
that GNOME 3 'fallback mode'.
In GNOME2 I could use the Right-Mouse-Button within the panels to move
icons around (or delete them); I could also add panels, or change a
Some developers might not be considering such features to be part of
'the GNOME 2 experience' -- but in my opinion they were for some users
an important part of "arranging what I look at to be the way I like it"
-- resulting in a pleasurable sense of "GNOME 2 gives me the facilities
that fit into the way I do things". The absence of such customizable
details is what leaves me with less pleasure when working with GNOME 3.
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