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

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Wed Apr 28 12:47:27 CDT 2004

On Apr 28, 2004, at 10:50 AM, Tim H. wrote:
>>   I think WindowMaker raunchy-ugly, but on all other counts, I
>> wholeheartedly agree.  Even mwm is lighter-weight than this.
> I like Windowmakers ability to stay out of my way. When I had to use
> Windows I always auto hid the task bar and installed a window shader so
> I could work more efficiently.  Who figured it would be a good idea to
> maximize a window when you double click the titlebar??  Why would you
> maximize a window anyway?

   I like that aspect of it too.  I just thing it's UGLY.  That's all.

   But then I've been "flipped over and done dry" by NeXTSTEP in the 
past, so perhaps that's part of it.  The NeXTSTEP kool-aid loses its 
effectiveness after you work for months on porting software to the 
horribly broken "4.3BSD" (sic) API in 3.3.


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

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