Re: Proposed: gnome-system-tools

On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 11:25 -0600, Ryan McDougall wrote: 
> On Tue, 2004-20-07 at 18:20 -0700, Eugenia Loli-Queru wrote:
> > >While g-s-t might be good technology,
> > >its not clear that it offers a better user experience than what the
> > >distros offer.
> > 
> > Please note that not everyone uses Red Hat. I use Slackware or Debian most
> > of the time and I welcome g-s-t because the default ISOs have no such gui
> > tools. Other distros don't either (e.g. gentoo and many others).
> > 
> [snip]
> > Regards,
> > Eugenia
> I hope to see as many people as possible standardize on GUI tools some
> time in the future (an OSS configuration stack). g-s-t is simply not a
> candidate for wide adoption as it currently is because its not the best
> solution in terms of real user experience. 

hmmm, which sets of tools are you comparing for saying that g-s-t "is
simply not a candidate" because it doesn't offer the best user
experience? they may not be perfect, but that's a really hard statement.


> If g-s-t is part of the vision that Havoc, Seth, Jody, etc. have for a
> much improved control-panel/system-config*/whatever, only then am I for
> its inclusion since it has a chance of becoming somewhat standard, and
> an actual improvement in ease-of-use.
> Whether slack or gentoo refuse to ship one of the available options for
> their own inscrutable reasons is simply orthogonal to the discussion
> IMO.
> Cheers,
> Ryan
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