Re: official support for more scripting languages in gnome needed

On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, Ben Ford wrote:

> Skip Montanaro wrote:
> >     Dominic> Keep the core as lean as possible, then let users decide what
> >     Dominic> programs they will want to use, then everyone will be happier.
> >
> > That, unfortunately, works against the notion of making Linux more widely
> > accessible to the unwashed masses.  They will generally want one-click
> > installations (oops, did I just violate some Amazon copyright?)...
> >
> > Finally, I just popped on over to  It's kinda tough to get
> > terribly worried about Linux or Windows installation size when you can buy a
> > Seagate Barracuda 20GB Ultra ATA hard drive for $114.95...  That 700Mb
> > you're worried about only takes up 3% of such a disk.
> But it really toasts the 48MB disk-on-chip for embedded systems . . .

GNOME won't fit in 48MB right now anyways, and isn't likely to anytime

-- Elliot
The truth knocks on my door, and I say
"Go away. I'm looking for the truth"
...and so it goes away.

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