[maemo-users] OS2008 Damn ugly!!!

From: James Sparenberg james at linuxrebel.org
Date: Fri Jan 4 12:42:42 EET 2008
On Wednesday 02 January 2008 02:55:39 Tuomas Kuosmanen wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-12-27 at 21:59 -0300, ext Alfredo J. Fabretti wrote:
> > Designers need constructive criticism, comments like the original
> > post only hurts their feelings.
> It's not that much about feelings really - we develop a pretty
> thick skin sooner than later :-) Anyhow, constructive criticism is
> of course useful.
> It's a lot more about practical thinking: resources are limited
> (even in a large corporation - time being one of the more scarce
> resources usually) and it makes sense to focus on certain scenarios
> and try to cover them well, rather than trying to do everything at
> once. Then you test it and see if it works, and if not, you repeat
> until it does, given the timeframe you have. It's not like we wear
> a beret and moustache and sip red wine* to come up with "The
> Design" and reveal it to the programmers from under a red velvet
> cloth in a ceremony.. But you probably knew that already ;)
> This results in a product that cannot please everyone, but
> hopefully does work for the target group. The challenge of course
> is to aim at the correct target in the first place, but this is
> getting way offtopic already ;^)
> Have a good 2008 everyone, and thanks for all the good feedback on
> the new OS release! :)
> //Tuomas


   The only thing you can do is make it "damn configurable"  The only 
WM I've ever seen that it out of the box drop dead beautiful is 
IMHO 'e' but hey...that's me.   Each of us goes our own way.  


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