[UbuntuWomen] Ubuntu4girls projetc
hobbsee at kubuntu.org
Sat Sep 29 05:16:15 UTC 2007
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Sounds like Kubuntu, really - KDE is extremely customisable.
An offshoot of kubuntu, not ubuntu (although they're all in the same
family), might be a smart idea.
Catherine Devlin wrote:
>> Women and girls are just people, we have different
>> interests, not all of us like "pink and flowers" and saying that "pink
>> and flowers" are "All things that girls want." is not true. Some of us
>> want to do programming and software packaging with a really slick dark
>> background and theme on our system.
> You know, the thing that a great many girls have in common may be not
> any particular decorative scheme, but the desire to customize. Look
> at the (physical, paper) notebooks they carry in school; they may have
> drawn on unicorns or pasted photos of their friends or wrapped it in
> aluminum foil or glued on origami swans, but they've almost always
> done SOMETHING.
> So maybe one good way to add girl appeal is to make it really, really
> obvious how they can customize their systems' look.
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