in the news: KDE vs Gnome

Jeff Waugh jeff.waugh at
Wed Dec 14 23:26:37 GMT 2005

<quote who="John">

> I think an important point that the Gnome folk have overlooked is that, if
> I buy a printer that collates and binds, then I want to choose to use or
> not to use those features. _I_ don't care how many or how few others want
> to use the collating and binding features of a printer, it's vital to me.

If you read the rest of the thread, you'll note that the PPD features not
being exposed has nothing to do with "usability" or "confusing users". Linus
went off the handle based on incorrect information provided to him (at least
in this case - I understand his point of view otherwise).

- Jeff

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    "A computer with a bullet in it is just a paperweight, A map with a
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