[OpenIndiana-discuss] Gnome and the future

Roel_D openindiana at out-side.nl
Wed Oct 31 22:55:42 UTC 2012

A GUI is only needed when you want to use the gui....

I see more benefit in better webmin-support for zfs, mysql and other serversoftware. 

Kind regards, 

The out-side

Op 31 okt. 2012 om 23:30 heeft Julius Roberts <hooliowobbits at gmail.com> het volgende geschreven:

> On 1 November 2012 02:33,  <magnus at yonderway.com> wrote:
>> This is based on the false premise that OpenIndiana is an enterprise
>> desktop operating system.
> +1.  There are alot of very useful desktop operating systems already,
> so i see no point in OI trying to compete with them.  In business
> speak OI has a sustainable competitive advantage with ZFS, zones,
> dtrace, etc etc and those alone are why most people will be attracted
> to OI.  Our OI servers sit in various computer rooms and we talk to
> them exclusively over ssh, if it didn't feature a GUI we wouldn't
> notice or care.  I wonder how many other OI users feel similarly?
> -- 
> Kind regards, Jules
> <golgy> whats so wrong with plumb?
> <hoolio> nothing, in itself.  it's just for me, knowing what it means
> infers i cannot any longer pretend to not be a complete square when it
> comes to computers
> <Gryphon> I don't know that knowing anything about plumb turns you
> into a nerd, but this conversation already has
> <hoolio> are you calling me nerdy?
> <checkers> hoolio: you know what initramfs means, AND does. You're
> lost to the non-geek world already
> <Gryphon> yes
> <hoolio> hrm
> <hoolio> goodbye cruel world.
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