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dE . de.techno at
Mon Oct 17 18:48:17 CEST 2011

On 10/17/11 14:48, Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Oct 2011 10:25:32 +0530
> "dE ."<de.techno at>  wrote:
>> The main bottleneck is Developer support then, to maintain a large
>> codebase; as I've stated before, it's time for xfce to become
>> mainstream
> Ok, first of all, let me add something here. While the reasons to not
> implement tabs and split views include maintainability, it has also
> been a design decision from the start. Thunar is supposed to be simple.
> There will always be people who need 20+ windows and do heavy file
> management. But I assume the productiveness of the majority of users
> does not depend on tabs or split view.
> By the way, I object to "it's time for Xfce to become mainstream".
> First of all, that's not a choice we make but something that either
> does or does not happen. Also, this is not about making profit or
> anything. Some people do see all this as a kind of competition, but
> it isn't really. I suggest we stick to developing and maintaining a
> compact desktop environment, and continue to make what we already have
> better.
>    - Jannis
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By mainstream I mean simple but usable.

Also another thing (which's not that much important) is missing -- a 
freedesktop menu editor. I've been missing it from day 1, although now I 
can make .desktop entries, but a lot of people are searching for it.

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