Re: Proposed: gnome-system-tools

On Tue, 2004-20-07 at 17:13 -0400, Jody Goldberg wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 08:05:47PM +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > (This is a thread-starter for the final module discussion before the release
> > team reports back with a summary and proposal, which will aim to represent
> > the consensus of the community. Please be kind to authors, and start totally
> > new threads if there's a reason to shift off-topic.)
> > 
> > Proposal:
> > 
> >
> <polite>
> While the g-s-t are useful, I'm not in favour of including them in
> desktop itself until we get further to consolidate the random
> elements of control-center with the user oriented tools in g-s-t.
> Along the lines of havoc/seth's top down approach.  The more admin
> tools will ideally have a similar shell at some point for ui
> consistency, but probably need less of a top down design.
> </polite>

I nth Jody and Havoc's statements. While g-s-t might be good technology,
its not clear that it offers a better user experience than what the
distros offer.

Ideally RH et al., could use the g-s-t back-end to implement the
control-centre changes they allude to so that control-centre remains
relatively portable.


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