Clasen: GNOME 3.7 at the halfway mark
Posted Jan 25, 2013 22:50 UTC (Fri) by tetley80
In reply to: Clasen: GNOME 3.7 at the halfway mark
Parent article: Clasen: GNOME 3.7 at the halfway mark
nor is it necessary to thow up the bureaucratic smoke screen about "documented criterion" as if decision making is about some mechanistic following of a pre-written rule book.
I can understand the need for flexibility, but the use of a "documented criterion" cannot be simply dismissed as "bureaucratic". If one does not have good and well thought basis for making decisions, then one gets arbitrary decisions which can lead to strife, such as UI regressions.
If "documented criterions" did not work, nations wouldn't have laws and constitutions.
There is obviously a trade-off between codification and flexibility. However, in this case it is my strong opinion that too much flexibility in the UI area has provided a disservice to the Fedora community.
You can take all of this as just more evidence to service your prejudices or you can try to better understand the world around you and why things happen, the choice is yours.
A nice condescending comment. I do not wish for this discussion to degenerate into a flame fest, so I will not entertain this further.
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