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Re: [SLUG] Desktops
- To: Ken Foskey <foskey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Desktops
- From: James Gregory <james@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 09 May 2004 01:08:20 +1000
On Sat, 2004-05-08 at 20:56 +1000, Ken Foskey wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-05-08 at 19:15, Mary Gardiner wrote:
> > People who use computers that way aren't asking for "something with a
> > pretty picture to click on" before they think it's easy to use. They're
> > asking for something that lines up with their highly application
> > specific (and probably quite detailed) set of mental images.
> Nicely said Mary...
> There is someone working on a post install replacement of the menus and
> toolbars to match OpenOffice.org's major competitor. I have no idea how
> far this is though.
Do you happen to have a link where I can find out more about that?
> The reasons that we do not match:
> a) Some of the decisions of M$ are bad, we can fix them
> b) We could get sued if the interface matched, not worth the risk.
Of course. I figured as much, and I'm not by any means implying that
this makes OpenOffice somehow inferior.
Thanks for your help,
James Gregory <james@xxxxxxxxxxx>