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aaronl at vitelus.com
Mon Jul 31 16:12:47 PDT 2000
On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 06:12:09PM -0500, Joakim Ziegler wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 12:59:06PM -0700, Don Marti wrote:
> > But you can't dismiss 80x25 troglodytes out of hand, because old-school
> > multiuser Un*x boxes were the enabling technology for a fascinating
> > culture, while CORBA-powered deluxe GUI systems seem to be turning the
> > current generation of new hackers into illiterate weenies no better than
> > gamers or warez traders.
> > Communication tools are the ground on which communities build
> > themselves, and the flurry of new GUI applications are the foundation of
> > the net equivalent of a noisy food court.
> > (I'd love to be proven wrong -- point me at some intelligent forum where
> > the majority of participants use gWhatever, and I'll gladly lurk for a
> > while.)
> Advogato is probably such a place. I'm not sure if the majority of people
> there are still GNOME users, but I know that that used to be true, at least,
> and the forum has always been intelligent.
> It's also where you can read my fascinating article about the future of GUIs
> for expert users, "Towards the Anti-Mac".
Isn't that like the pro-evolution article?
> Joakim Ziegler - Helix Code web monkey - joakim at helixcode.com - Radagast at IRC
> FIX sysop - free software coder - FIDEL & Conglomerate developer
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