Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 17th Feb 2007 18:59 UTC, submitted by elsewhere
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "Some bad blood between Linus Torvalds and GNOME developers is flaring up again. Previously, Torvalds has said that Linux users should switch to KDE instead of GNOME because of the GNOME team's 'users are idiots' mentality. Now he has 'put his money where his mouth is' by submitting patches to GNOME in order to have it behave as he likes. This week, on the Linux Foundation's (formerly OSDL) Desktop Architects mailing list, the two sides are going mano a mano." Can I interest you in a pair of these and these?
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RE[2]: As a Power User...
by kmarius on Sat 17th Feb 2007 22:33 UTC in reply to "RE: As a Power User..."
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I miss the Mime Type Editor too, but face it, if we go trough any medium sized city at lunch time and ask every grown up person you meet what MIME Type is, you would most likely find that you would have that knowledge in less than ten percent of the people you meet. So I would say removal was justified.

You underestimate the users. Most users are very good at ignoring stuff they don't understand or don't need. In the VCR-days, I bet only 10% used the clock. That doesn't mean that the clock should be removed.

Edited 2007-02-17 22:34

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