[Mageia-dev] xguest and the display manager

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 20 17:49:49 CET 2012

2012/2/20 Olav Vitters <olav at vitters.nl>:
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 05:03:29PM +0100, Wolfgang Bornath wrote:
>> BTW: I often expressed my annoyance to see system wide settings being
>> handled in a DE dependent tool (like this user account setting in
>> Gnome) while there is a tool with the same function/task in MCC. A DE
>> "System Settings" should limit its tasks to DE related functions
>> because
>>  - DE "System settings" can conflict with MCC tools
>>  - are only avaiable for that DE, not for all others while a system
>> related tool should be available no matter which DE is used.
> Offtopicish: I like discussing with you, your opinion is different,
> makes for a better discussion :)

Yes, it's OT, that's why I wrote "BTW" :)

> I have the GNOME view on the world: why have distribution specific tools
> if you can configure it from GNOME itself. That said, GNOME usually
> focusses on the very basic options.

Oh yes, We are GNOME, is there really a world besides?
Most systems with this view of the world went down the drain :)

Besides this more philosophical/historical view there is a technical
background for my opinion, see my first point.

But as I wrote: a side note in this discussion here.


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