"It's time for you to leave."

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sat Dec 31 01:59:18 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-12-30 at 16:21 -0800, Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 12/30/2011 04:02 PM, Craig White wrote:
> > I'm equally dismayed by your incessant whining about Gnome3 which I see
> > as much the same thing.
> I'm sorry that you feel that way, Craig.  Please note, however, that I 
> always make it very clear that these are the reasons that I personally 
> don't use it and that I'm not suggesting that anybody else migrate away 
> from it unless they too don't like it.  And, I'd like to add that most 
> of what I don't like is the result of design decisions that don't make 
> the slightest bit of sense to me and that nobody on this list has tried 
> to justify.  Not that you have to of course, but it does strengthen my 
> belief that the Gnome devs are working in an ivory tower, neither 
> getting feedback from nor giving explanations to mere users.  As long as 
> what they wanted to give us was something I found easy to work with, it 
> didn't matter much, but now, it's just one more reason to leave and 
> never look back.  And, you'll note, when there's a post asking how to 
> get Gnome 3 to do something, I don't respond with a smart ass post 
> telling them to try XFCE, KDE, LXDE or something else, because that 
> wouldn't be answering their question.
I suppose we weren't supposed to notice more whining when it is
sandwiched between justification for the whining and
self-congratulations on your own perceived good behavior?


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