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BluPhoenyx bluphoenyx at
Sat Dec 4 22:17:09 CET 2004

On Saturday 04 December 2004 14:33, Auke Kok wrote:

> The list is easy for users, but bad for developers. These lists contains
> cries for help, cooking recipes and other off-topic questions that a
> developer does not even need to read to be able to improve xfce4.
> The bug tracker is a way of separating this fluff from the stuff that
> the developers need.
> This list (it's xfce... not xfce-dev) is for USERS to discuss problems
> amongst each other. When they find out that it's a problem for everyone
> they should file a bugreport.
> Meanwhile everybody is free to ask for help on xfce at, discuss
> how good and pretty xfce is, which are their favorite xfce developers
> etc... Since that is what this list (amongst others) is for. Please
> submit the true bugreports in the tracker meanwhile ;^).

Yes, I know this, but still, everone is harangued to submit a bug report at 
their first mention of a bug. So, the lists are of little use any more. Now, 
if the list users were to be able to discuss this DE in the 'users' list, it 
might still serve some purpose.

Sorry about the typo (-dev) I watch both lists and I was editing from an 
earlier attempt of this subject.

Mike T.

Linux user #169067
(G)aim ID: Linux Lunatyk

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