Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Dec 2005 09:47 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Without tip-toeing around the matter, Linus Torvalds made his preference in the GNOME vs. KDE matter quite clear on the GNOME-usability list: "I personally just encourage people to switch to KDE. This 'users are idiots, and are confused by functionality' mentality of Gnome is a disease. If you think your users are idiots, only idiots will use it. I don't use Gnome, because in striving to be simple, it has long since reached the point where it simply doesn't do what I need it to do. Please, just tell people to use KDE." Also, "Gnome seems to be developed by interface nazis, where consistently the excuse for not doing something is not 'it's too complicated to do', but 'it would confuse users'." Update: More of the discussion here.
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RE[2]: GNOME messed up
by Ringheims Auto on Tue 13th Dec 2005 23:37 UTC in reply to "RE: GNOME messed up"
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There are bookmarks and the history for that purpose (i.e. moving quickly in the filesystem). So, technically, using copy &paste was "something you should not do".

What about copy & paste into the terminal, for example? I know, this is something only powerusers should do, but it's so frustrating when it's not there, and it shouldn't be necessary to remove it (noobs can handle it in windoze).

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