Desktop FreeBSD

Joao Schim j.schim at
Mon Mar 8 04:48:47 PST 2004

You are right, 
That was an unneeded insult to the people doing their best to build a
decent desktop environment.

My sincere appologies to all affected.
I obviously wasn't thinking straight.

On Mon, 8 Mar 2004 13:05:26 +0100
Michal Pasternak <michal at> wrote:

> Joao Schim [Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 12:38:41PM +0100]:
> > I really doubt the gnome or kde guys ever heard of usability.
> I really doubt you ever tried to create a user-friendly, open, documented
> software (no matter, GUI or command-line). Try to do that, then come back
> criticizing other people's work - I wonder if you will be presenting same
> attitude by that time.
> > I'm not saying windows is all that, definitely not, but kde/gnome are
> > just a nightmare for not-so-technical users.
> There is KDE Quality team, maybe you should submit the usability problems
> you've found to them. Your opinion can change the situation. Ranting is
> not an answer.
> > Besides that i can't really imagine why anybody would still believe
> > that the 'windows method' of seeing files as icons and such are the way
> > to go.
> It's actually 'Xerox method', and it is a bit older, than MS DOS, for
> example.
> > Lets just take that and put it in a new BSD licensed desktop
> > environment. Or atleast build a solid API for UI calls system wide.
> ... or at least stop trolling, while doing nothing useful.
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