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SubjectRe: GLOAT BLOAT (Was: Boot messages, Ideas for v2.1)
Tracy R. Reed wrote:
>
> On Thu, 20 Jun 1996, Lauri Tischler wrote:
>
> > Anno Domini 20 Jun 96 at 0:39, Tracy R. Reed wrote:
> >
> > > Hey, that's a neato idea. Linux is not commercial and nobody stands to
> > +++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > make any money off of it in most cases, but it should make an effort to be
> >
> > No, but it tries very hard to get to be commerical quality, what ever
> > that is. IMHO the 'outlook' should be 'serious' without any
> > 'prankish' stuff.
>
> You know how many little animations win95 has in it while you are
> installing and booting it? I remember seeing everything from a little drum
> playing during install to the little bouncy "Click here to start" line at
> the bottom of the screen. I'd hardly call it prankish. :)

I would call it windowdressing, an attemp to cover cr*p with _cute_ stuff :)


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