[lug] [Fwd: NICHOLAS PETRELEY: "The Open Source" fromInfoWorld.com, Wednesday, March 21, 2001]

Ferdinand Schmid fschmid at archenergy.com
Thu Mar 22 13:35:41 MST 2001

lpotter wrote:

> >of catching up to do, and with so many people re-inventing the wheel (5 or 6
> While I mostly agree with that opinion about KDE/QT, (I use QT to write apps),
> I think that its fine to have 5 or 6 mail clients. The more the merrier, I
> say. Geezz, if reinventing the wheel is a problem, we'd all be using pine,
> and UDE. Choice is what makes linux a wonderful thing, for me. I find
> myself flip-flopping between, kde, gnome, window maker, icewm, and
> blackbox, depending on my mood, or what I need to get done.
> Whatever happened to Enlightenment? I haven't heard much about it lately.

It's still the default window manager for Gnome on RH distros.  Enlightenment is
still huge and slower than say sawmill but it offers more features.  You still get
what you pay for - even with cpu cycles.


Ferdinand Schmid
Architectural Energy Corporation
(303) 444-4149

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