Re: What is GNOME and Getting some real data on users

On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 15:38:40 +0100
Murray Cumming <murrayc murrayc com> wrote:

> On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 02:21 +0100, Claus Schwarm wrote:
> > I just read an interview with Matthias Ettrich, KDE founder and Qt
> > developer, see [1]. He said:
> > 
> > "A typical GNOME user seems to avoid KDE applications as the devil
> > avoids holy water. Vice versa, a typical KDE user tends to avoid
> > Gtk+ or Gnome-based applications.
> Maybe this is true for a typical techy fan of one desktop or the
> other, but I don't think it's true of the typical user, who just
> doesn't care about the underlying technology.


is this an either/or classification? Is a user either a "techy desktop
fan" and thus cares about the technology, or a 'typical user' and thus
cares not?



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