User friendly Free Software Desktops

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Wed Jul 18 14:32:22 UTC 2001

On Wed, Jul 18, 2001 at 10:03:49AM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> MJ Ray <markj at> writes: 
> > *Most* of the things currently
> > done in the X desktop environment space seem to be copies of other
> > people's innovations.  Can either FSFE or freedesktop please sponsor a
> > list to look into developing our own?
> If you want to develop your own, you don't need a mailing list. 

>  e) a firm belief that theory and discussion of UI on mailing lists
>     is 95% useless, and user testing is 95% useful

There is truth to this,
but on which forum do we gather the people interested in user
testing and the whole strategy?

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