[rescue] Re: G5 case

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Wed Jun 25 10:56:34 CDT 2003

On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 11:19:22AM -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> I wish there were a project on the net for X-only applications.  So many
> X projects have died due to the move to KDE and Gnome.
> I hate to say this, but I'd rather seem Motif than either. It had a lot
> of thorns, but at least it could have been ONE projec to back instead of
> two redundant ones in a feature-war.

Amen, brother.

And have you ever tried to *update* Gnome?  On a pleasure level, I'd
rate it somewhere between pulling fingernails and having your intestines
removed through your left ear.  The cross-dependencies in the tree are
hideous, and mostly undocumented.

Hell, there's even circular dependencies in there.

> I can't believe its 2003 and UNIX still doesn't have a coherent GUI
> system.

Never underestimate the power of creeping featuritis.

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