Replacing network-offline (old version 2xmonitor) with NM wlan 0% signal strength icon

Mat Tomaszewski mat.tomaszewski at canonical.com
Mon Mar 16 15:24:37 UTC 2009


Martin Soto wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 14:24 +0000, (``-_-´´) -- BUGabundo wrote:
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>> On Monday 16 March 2009 10:58:55 Mat Tomaszewski wrote:
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> ...
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>>> The request to change the icon came originally from various OEMs we cooperate with
>>>       
>> So OEMs now count more then Community?
>> Thanks, that was exactly what *we* wanted to here.
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> I'm sorry to have to point this out, but this is the sort of attitude
> that doesn't bring us any further. Actually, we simply don't know the
> background here. For example, if these OEMs actually ran controlled
> experiments, they have hard data that, as far as I can tell, no one in
> the "open" community has. Unless we find a way to run controlled,
> repeatable experiments by ourselves, all we are doing here is
> bikeshedding, and hard data wins over bikeshedding anytime.
>   

Thanks Martin for the voice of reason. :)
Indeed, the OEMs have much larger capability to conducts user testing 
than we do at the moment. It would simply be silly not to use this 
knowledge.

M.




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