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Jelle de Jong jelledejong at
Tue Jan 9 18:39:21 UTC 2007

jmak wrote:
> The idea is to develop a distinct personality for xubuntu. I am just
> coming up with ideas that I think would improve xubuntu's usability
> and look and feel. By the way, everybody is invited to join in.
> Anyway, if we don't customize the desktop just take whatever others
> think the default should be then we justify the critics according to
> which xubuntu is just a poor gnome clone in an xfce clothing. Look at
> Dreamlinux, it is everywhere nowadays, but I don't think just because
> of the applications it installs by default. But rather because of its
> innovative interface that people like to play with. So don't be timid
> and just follow what others do. Remember the last year about the logo
> discussions? There were lots of nay sayers--logo shouldn't be glossy,
> shouldn't be shadows, shouldn't be 3D and things like that. And when I
> presented the concept to the ubuntu art list everyone adopted it right
> away. So the conclusion is that we should strive to be leaders rather
> than followers otherwise we never stick out from the crowd.
> Jmak

Well said, I stand behind you!

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