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Subject: Re: GUI


From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 06:35:59 +0100

Ray Lambert wrote:
> A goal of RB has been to provide a superior experience, including that of
> the UI. If we're confident that we've succeeded in that respect, then why
> should we start bringing in foreign ideas when we already have what we
> consider to be superior ones? If we're *not* confident that we've
> succeeded with this, then we should look to make improvements. That might
> mean borrowing some ideas from elsewhere, but the driving force should not
> be "let's make it work more like X", it should be "let's improve RB; what
> are the superior ideas?"
> So, I'd say that if that's what we're doing here, then fine. But if we're
> just trying to placate refugees from inferior products who don't want to
> "learn the local language", then we'd be better served by concentrating
> our efforts elsewhere.

Very well said, Ray! I totally agree.

Received on 2006-03-08

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