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Re: Lets take the worst of windows and make it the unchangeable default oflinux




What I find insulting is the fact that you have to resort to language like this to make your point.

fedora-test-list-admin redhat com wrote on 02/18/2004 08:46:32 AM:

> On Wed, 2004-02-18 at 12:04, Stephen Moore wrote:
>
> > I don't like the fact that some people feel we have to copy other
> > operating systems behaviour, but I can live with it.
>
> Can people please get a clue about this. I get pretty irritated when
> people think I implement a major change to a piece of software that I
> maintain "just to be like windows". Its fucking insulting, and is pretty
> close to just calling me a moron straight out.
>
> This change was not some random hare-brained copy-windows move. In fact,
> windows isn't even spatial at all (although some other oses are, like
> macos 9). The rationale and detailed discussions about the move to a
> spatial model and the pros and cons has been discussed in detail on the
> nautilus and gnome lists.
>
> The fact that you dislike a decision does not mean that the decision
> must have been stupid.
>
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