[rescue] Linux wet paint, was Re: Spark10 CPU question (must fix - SPARC damnit :-) )

Andrew Jones andrew at jones.ec
Sat Dec 17 17:12:30 CST 2016

On 12/17/2016 05:54 PM, Stefan Skoglund (lokal anvdndare) wrote:
> Which the new tablet/smartphone (and javascript) metaphor of GNOME 3 the
> new developers basically just threw it all away - it was believed
> simpler to redo Sun's work...
> Which means that GNOME 3 accessibility isnt up to what it should be.
> This is also an example of the occasional occurences of "wet paint".
> Jamie Zawinski was 13 years ago very unhappy about the block closure of
> a number of his GNOME 1 era bug reports - and the new developers didn't
> care to check if their new code had the same types of blemishes (bugs.)

Was it really better to have CDE with only critical bug fixes and no new 
features for 20 years?

I mean, CDE was fine, but it was fairly plain that it was not actively 
developed past 1995 or so.

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