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SubjectRe: Scaring the non-geeks (was Bootscreen)
On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 02:58:21PM +0100, Xavier Bestel wrote:
>
> > How do positive terms such as OK or YES scare people?
>
> Goblodoing the frungled devil [OK]
> Escraping various gunfred [OK]
> Erasing sdfjebr documents [OK]
>
> .. ad nauseum
>
> now who's scared ?
>

Seems to me the best place to do the graphical thing is at the distro.
Mandrake has been messing with GUI bootscreens for a few versions, now, and
while I haven't been excited by the results I think it's the right place. My
only reason for not liking Mandrake's screens is that I *like* plain text.
The distros will want to tailor the screens themselves, anyway, so let em
do the code, too.

--
Murray J. Root

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