To Gnome or not to Gnome
bernie at codewiz.org
Fri Mar 26 06:20:43 EDT 2010
On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 01:10 -0700, Yioryos Asprobounitis wrote:
> I really think that the Gnome desktop is a valuable addition for
> the XO but mostly for the end user. Is not a coincidence that
> people use it. So openness and robustness should be implemented
> there too.
> If the problem is the video driver for example, this is what it
> should be fixed, not hampering its use.
You mean the blacked out GTK buttons and corrupt graphics in some web
pages? We have a temporary workaround for these now!
> I can see blocking as a temp measure but only in combination
> with an increased gnome-bug-fixing priority.
Sounds right, but I'm not sure *who* is going to put their time into it.
My goal is to make Sugar rock, therefore I consciously chose not to let
myself distracted by Gnome support issues.
I told the "formadores" that bugs affecting Gnome are not going to be
considered at this time.
> Any user can mess-up its installation. Let's not forget that
> the usual "fixing" for sugar is... reflashing. But here we are
> talking bugs/inadequacies. Bug-fixing should be the way, instead
> of blocking features and Sugar-robustness claims.
I agree here too.
// Bernie Innocenti - http://codewiz.org/
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