[rescue] Re: GNOME FUD (was: Re: Mozilla Firefox)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Apr 23 10:23:33 CDT 2004

On Apr 23, 2004, at 1:34 AM, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
> I'm not sure where you're coming from, but I think you're mistaken. 
> GNOME is developing the desktop the same way that we have been for a 
> couple of years.  Essentially, people hack on the desktop.  If 
> somebody sees a cool feature somewhere, they grab that idea, and run 
> with it, regardless if it came from Microsoft, Apple, Sun, or anybody 
> else. Releases come out every 6 months, with whatever features have 
> been finished, stabilized, and tested by then.
> But maybe it's my point of view that's a bit off, since I have an 
> inside look at everything GNOME does.  Regardless of any of that, can 
> you be a bit more specific, so that I can pass thoughts and feelings 
> back to the community?  Thanks,
> 	Greg
> P.S.  More to come when my digests arrive, and I have time to research 
> my facts a bit.

   Ahh, I thought I had a vague memory of someone here being involved in 
the Gnome project.  Perhaps you can address some of these concerns.

   As for the subject line change...this is pretty far from "FUD"; 
please don't take it that way.


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