[rescue] Never thought I'd ask this
phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Mon Oct 22 16:06:18 CDT 2007
Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> I sometimes wonder if the guy behind GNOME, Mono, etc. isn't a
> brilliant programmer turned into a brilliant piece of misdirection
> funded by Microsoft.
I've had similar thoughts.
>> I mean -come on-, even Microsoft does themes better! How does this
>> GNOME crap hold onto a userbase?
> Better question: people dumped the NeXT-themed AfterStep wm for this?
I've looked at AfterStep, and Cymru likes WindowMaker which I understand
is also NeXT-like. Honestly, I don't like either one. But I suppose
there's room for all tastes ... even those who think Gnome is a good idea.
(And Ballmer said the GPL was viral ... he should look at Gnome
sometime. Infernal thing infects every piece of code that gets near it.)
> Imagine if all that time and pain had been dumped into the GNUStep
> project. We'd be cross-compiling with Xcode by now.
Phil Stracchino CDK#2
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