[ubuntu-uk] Unity launcher ....

Alan Bell alan.bell at libertus.co.uk
Sun Mar 25 10:18:06 UTC 2012


On 23/03/12 21:06, Daniel Case wrote:
> I'm not saying don't evolve, just evolve in a way that most users 
> agree is a good idea,
so how do we define what most users want? Perhaps by doing rather a lot 
of user testing
http://davidplanella.wordpress.com/2011/08/02/looking-for-testers-in-london/
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2011-April/032988.html
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/11/user-testing-of-unity-reveals-some-surprising-results/

this does of course lead to certain problems when they don't give the 
users time to sober up first
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ayatana-design/+bug/764905

but in the main it seems a reasonable approach.

> I thought that was the aim of Linux?
not really, Linux is just the kernel.
> Who's driving the development course here? The users or canonical? 
the contributors to the project, which is mostly but not exclusively 
Canonical. Why would you think that the users drive the development course?

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