Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 8th Nov 2012 20:54 UTC, submitted by Elv13
Gnome "Theme development is a tedious and difficult task, and for the GTK devs to be so careless in breaking their API at every turn disrespects the many hours people put into making themes for it. [...] I was given to believe that this breakage stems from a Microsoft-like climate of preventing users from customizing their systems, and deliberately breaking the work of others so that your 'brand' is the best. Anytime I hear the word 'brand' being used in Linux, I know something valuable is being poisoned." I find the tone of this one a bit too harsh and overly negative at times, but his point still stands.
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RE[3]: Priorities?
by TemporalBeing on Fri 9th Nov 2012 21:39 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Priorities?"
TemporalBeing
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The real problem is much larger than the predicament we're facing with arrogant developers. The younger generations are getting more and more totalitarian - they get easily offended and have less empathy. I dunno why it's like that. Perhaps in an overcrowded world with billions of egos, people have to fight harder to stay on top...


It's the whole coddle approach they've been through.

Honestly, when you can't lose, have to be given a trophy even if you came in last, always have to have your self-esteem measured and propped up, when you get 1+1 wrong and told you're right....what do you expect?

A me-first, I'm never wrong, easily offended generation.

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