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Xfce4 developer on Xfce4.14: Dedoimedo interview

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Re: Xfce4 developer on Xfce4.14: Dedoimedo interview

#31 Post by uncle mark » Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:50 pm

Stevo wrote:Forget about arguing logically with a conspiracy theorist. Any logical argument against the conspiracy is only further evidence for it.
That's what they want you to think.
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Re: Xfce4 developer on Xfce4.14: Dedoimedo interview

#32 Post by dreamer » Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:06 pm

It doesn't matter if there is a conspiracy or not. With software it's easy to see. Are there dependencies on Systemd which prevent another init? Are GTK 3 desktops/applications inferior to their GTK 2 counterparts? One can always ask why, but at the end of the day it doesn't matter. What matters is how one deals with it. This is what led me to MX Linux.

If people create things that suck (Systemd, GTK 3 etc.) then there may be a conspiracy, but there is also the very real possibility that these people like sucky things. Never underestimate the influence of bad taste. :)

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#33 Post by Stevo » Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:15 pm

Green's corollary to Clarke's third law: Sufficiently advanced incompetence is indistinguishable from malice.

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#34 Post by Paul.. » Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:52 pm

...When searching for a reason behind such failures, why blame a conspiracy when incompetence will do.

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#35 Post by polaca57 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:33 pm

Paul.. wrote:...When searching for a reason behind such failures, why blame a conspiracy when incompetence will do.
So based on that, Red Hat are supporting an incompetent programmer and they don't realize how incompetent he is. They think he is a genius. What a dumb multi billion dollar corporation!

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#36 Post by Gordon Cooper » Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:54 pm

Seems like I am reading the wrong forum. Thought this one was about Antix, MX , and to a lesser extent Mepis.
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#37 Post by k_sz » Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:51 pm

As a long-time XFCE user (~10 years) i find both the interview and this discussion interesting, even if including the metatroll/paranoid diatribes.

And special thanks to skidoo who has wakened my curiosity - i've never thought about XFCE that way. GJ.
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