[jp] New "Web" menu in 0.99.5. Why?

Joe Klemmer klemmerj at webtrek.com
Sun Mar 2 10:17:08 EST 2003

On Sun, 2003-03-02 at 05:50, Paul Gear wrote:

> Important concept: user interface guidelines.
> The most significant part of that message (to my mind) was "under Debian 
> the correct way to start a X terminal emulator is ...".  They don't want 
> people choosing gnome-terminal as their standard terminal, and then 
> finding miscellaneous applications still using another.
> You can't say that it's the OS's responsibility to handle calls to xterm 
> - Debian has decided on a method (presumably after some thought), and 
> who are we to tell them they're wrong?

	I wouldn't say they are wrong but to demand that all applications be
written specifically to their specifications and not in a portable way
is something different.  

Farewell neighbor.  Thank you for giving us a safe place for so many
		Fred Rodgers - 1928-2003

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