clueless GNOME bashing (was Re: [rescue] Mozilla Firefox)

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Wed Apr 28 12:45:44 CDT 2004

On Apr 28, 2004, at 11:14 AM, Mike Meredith wrote:
>> Gnome is being rammed down our throats with little or no viable
>> alternatives...indeed, even I am running Sun-supplied Gnome on my desk
>> to the left of this Mac, on an UltraSPARC, because CDE blows dog.
> I'm not disagreeing, but ...
> If you're using Sun's GNOME to look at what GNOME is like,

   Well actually I'm talking about that, AND the version that ships with 
Redhat 9.

>  it's worth
> pointing out that 2.6 is better than 2.0. At least it feels a lot
> snappier on my cheap and nasty x86 laptop. It would seem that at least
> some GNOME developers are looking at efficiency ... possibly not enough
> though.

   Ok, fair enough...Can I download it and build it?  On something that 
isn't a PC running Linux?  With Sun's compiler and not 
crappy-RISC-code-generating GCC?


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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