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Author: Rainer Weikusat
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] The real reason I like Linux
Steve Litt <slitt@???> writes:


> FreeDesktop.Org doesn't like me doing 90 minutes of programming
> (and actually Lego(R) block assembly). Their preferred method goes
> something like this:
> * Use Gnome.
> * Find Gnome software that solves your problem:
>     - Ask your LUG
>     - Ask on stackoverflow
>     - Read every page on FreeDesktop.Org
>     - Spend a day doing web searches
> * Test the found softwares for suitability
>     - If it fails a requirement, ask around for a fix
>     - Experiment, experiment, experiment
> * Install the necessary softwares
>     - Adjust your workflow to comply with the softwares
>     - Weave yourself through and around all the software
>       requirements

An incorrigible optimist, I presume. With Freedoorstop, if Gnome doesn't
handle it out of the box, it's not an issue 'legitmate' users ought to
be dealing with :->.