Canonical Ubuntu splits from GNOME over design issues

Pastor JW pastor_jw at
Thu Oct 28 17:07:02 UTC 2010

On Wednesday, October 27, 2010 11:13:09 pm Mark Widdicombe wrote:
> >From: ubuntu-users-bounces at
> >[ubuntu-users-bounces at] On Behalf Of Doug
> >[dmcgarrett at] Sent: 28 October 2010 07:46 AM
> >On 10/28/2010 12:17 AM, Cristopher Thomas wrote:
> >Ubuntu has put up the most different GUI of the more common Linux distros
> >already, now they want to make it even more unusual.  I fail to see how
> >this is
> >going to provide "the best experience for their users."  If they want to
> >provide
> >the best experience, they need to provide something that looks like MS
> >Windows.
> Good = looking like Windows?  What nonsense--the reason a lot of people
> moved to Linux is because of Windows' usability shortcomings.

Agree, I'd not like to see Ubuntu downgraded to the level of windoze.  If I 
actually had to use something that lame, I think I'd quit computers 

73 de N7PSV aka Pastor JW <n><   PDGA# 35276  _Registered Kubuntu User: #27403

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