[linux-elitists] Re: GNOME > you

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Mon Jan 5 22:42:00 PST 2004


on Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 04:27:07PM +1100, Jeff Waugh (jdub@perkypants.org) wrote:
> <quote who="Karsten M. Self">
> 
> > But look at your own commentary here and through the thread.  You're not
> > taking the criticism as read.  You're berating the user.
> 
> You're not a user, nitwit.

Wrong.

Both counts.

> > If you're aiming at a user who's never seen, let alone has NFC how to use,
> > a shell, why don't you build your GUI to facilitate the task at hand, and
> > allow her to rename files without having to remember novella essays which
> > have been overwritten by your chosen dialog?
> 
> "your chosen dialog"? There was no dialogue involved, Karsten. You are not
> listening, you are not attempting to be informed about the argument, you are
> merely attempting to attack.

s/dialog/mechanism/

I'm running out of pots and kettles.


Peace.

-- 
Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
 What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
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