Re: [Nautilus-list] Nautilus Goals

Who are you and why don't you show a little bit of respect.  One of the
reasons that I'm on this list is because it's mostly constructive
criticism on topic.  I like that and I want to participate in it.  This
is off topic and flame bait.  So could you tone it down just a little
bit?  Thanks a lot.


On 27 Jun 2001 10:52:58 -0700, Ben Ford wrote:
> Gaute Lindkvist wrote:
> >I'm not a developer of Nautilus, but having almost all versions from the
> >early preview releases to the latest CVS, I think I can take som burden
> >off the developers by answering this.
> >The benchmarks you show to, are no longer relevant. The speed-increases in
> >what will be Nautilus 1.0.4, is so extreme, that these have to be retaken,
> >and I actually think it yield the opposite results. I'm not saying there
> >isn't still room for speed-increases (and they are being done), but it
> >really is much faster now.
> >
> So compare an as yet unreleased Nautilus against a months old Konqueror? 
>  That seems fair . . .
> >
> >
> >>Sorry for the HTML, but I tire of pandering to the "I can't take HTML
> >>even tho it makes life so much easier" crowd.
> >>
> >
> >This one, I take offense to.. REALLY. You are risking that people don't
> >bother to reply at all. My email-client does not show HTML that well, and
> >your mail is mostly cruft because of this. Please stay off HTML when
> >replying to mailing-lists. I read this list in digest-mode, and it looked
> >terrible.
> >Please remember that while it makes _your_ life easier, it makes _lots_ of
> >peoples lives more difficult.
> >
> I will stick to making tables with HTML when tables are appropriate. 
>  There isn't really another good way.  Fixed font ascii art tables may 
> be fine for you, but they don't render worth beans for the rest of the 
> world who uses variable width fonts.  You'd bitch more if I attached an 
> image and I'm not about to create a LaTeX file just to do a table.
> HTML isn't rocket science.  There is no reason that pine/mutt/elm 
> couldn't use links to display simple HTML.
> Sorry, I understand where you come from, but the world is moving on.  I 
> also design my web pages with CSS and don't give a shit that netscape 4 
> can't handle it.  Matter of fact, I often just redirect them to the 
> download pages of a real browser.
> -b
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