11 Hour Installs on KDE?

Marc Wiz marc at wiz.com
Sat Jun 28 12:55:06 PDT 2003

On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 03:14:23PM -0400, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> X is huge and bloated.  CDE was a graphic user environment designed by a 
> committee of Unix vendors: Sun had NeWS, OpenWindows, Motif/MWM and CDE 
> choose the latter rather than either of the former, HP had HP/UX and that 
> wretched bottom center console thing [a poor clone of the CMU 'wmc' console 
> under Andrew], who else?  AIX & 'smit'?  Anyway, since then, CDE has 
> pursued the goal of emulating aspects of the M$ Windows GUI.

AIX & smit makes X huge and bloated?  Smit is an application which
runs either curses or X for display purposes.  It is certainly not
to blame for X being bloated.

Marc Wiz
marc at wiz.com
Yes, that really is my last name.

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