[techtalk] Bunch of odd messages

Robert Kiesling kiesling at mainmatter.com
Sun Mar 26 15:34:11 EST 2000

"T. E. Pickering" <tim at astro.rug.nl> wrote:

> i used KDE for almost two years before finally switching over to gnome
> after upgrading to RH 6.2beta.  gnome has really solidified a lot and
> i actually have a lot fewer problems with gnome+sawmill than with kde
> 1.1.2.  there are still some rough edges (sawmill doesn't palette
> switch properly in 8 bpp, gmc is still lacking as a file manager,
> gnorpm still sucky), but overall it's not too bad.  the main reasons
> for my switching are gtk/gnome's better support for wheel mice (once
> you start using it you can't stop :), gnome-terminal kicking way more
> butt (imho) than either kvt or konsole, and some nice gtk apps that i
> use a lot like gcombust and grip.  

I usually don't have time to check out software that closely; the only
thing I've tried other than KDE and Lesstif recently is 
Windowmaker/GNUStep, but I didn't think that was as flexible as Lesstif.
Or maybe it's because I'm too accustomed to using resource files. 


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