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Re: My first DontZap use case while testing F11 beta



On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 6:54 PM, Ralf Corsepius <rc040203 freenet de> wrote:
> Christopher Stone wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 6:20 PM, Christopher Stone
>> <chris stone gmail com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 4:11 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam redhat com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 18:14 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> We aren't whining.
>>>>>
>>>>> We are fiercely fighting to prevent serious harm to Fedora's usability.
>>>>
>>>> Oh, come on, quit exaggerating. This is a pretty trivial issue. Grow a
>>>> sense of perspective.
>>
>> Why do people at redhat and/or x.org seem to think the zap feature is
>> trivial or unimportant or not useful?
>
> Probably the fact it's not being used "when things just work" and is only
> _necessary_ in situations of emergency/"when thinks go bizarre"

Perhaps, I'm sticking to my theory that telling an X programmer that
"ctrl-alt-bksp is one of the coolest features in X" is the worst
possible insult you can give to an X programmer.  So they are
disabling it by default. :P


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