[Mageia-dev] About Mandriva tools future : Host Mandriva tools on github

Fabrice Facorat fabrice.facorat at gmail.com
Sat Oct 2 15:49:01 CEST 2010

2010/10/1 Sinner from the Prairy <sinnerbofh at gmail.com>:
> Fabrice Facorat wrote:

> But the ones they have: work great, are integrated with the rest of the
> ecosystem, are user-friendly and they are aesthetically pleasant.
> By focusing on 90% of specs and getting them to be 95% perfect, instead of
> having 100% of specs and getting them to be just 50% workable, regular
> people (95% of the population) like their products.

you're 100% right

> Apple's approach mimics the Unix philosophy (every small tool covers a task
> extremely well, and integrates with the rest of the Unix system): every
> single technical bullet point included does a task extremely well with the
> rest of the tools and look'n'feel.
> Mandriva tries that, with look'n'feel consistent on MCC, KDE and Gnome.
> draketools work on TUI or GUI. They work well.

some tools does not work correctly however and are buggy

> IMHO, Mageia should improve on Mandriva, not try to get just "bullet points"
> on what our distro does.
> Let's pick our battles, go the Unix way, make sure what Mageia does, it does
> very well. And as Linux is Linux is Linux is Linux, it will do everything
> else as well (and the kitchen sink).


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