Re: [linux-audio-dev] Re: Which widgets?

From: Dave Robillard <drobilla@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sun Feb 26 2006 - 05:29:53 EET

On Sat, 2006-25-02 at 13:15 +0100, Carlo Capocasa wrote:
> > I'm a programmer = I'm lazy = I don't want to write printing dialogs, or
> > VFS support, especially since it's already provided by gnome.
> Heh, I'm only a novice programmer, and I'm already lazy :)
> I think widgets are a GOOD thing. I also think modularity is a good thing.
> KDE and Gnome both appear greedy to me. They both want me to use their
> system and hence, tell me how to use my computer. Very little care is
> taken to make sure individual parts can be used without installing the
> whole whack. It's like I want to marry the girl I love but I can't
> without also marrying her cousin, her sister and her aunt. This is the
> Win/Mac philosophy, not the UNIX philosophy, and especially not the free
> software philosophy.

This is much less true of GNOME than KDE, FWIW.

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