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Re: Distinguishing among [unmount, Safely Remove Drive, Eject]




	Hi.

On Sun, May 06, 2018 at 10:29:41PM +1000, Charlie S wrote:
> On Sun, 6 May 2018 15:11:25 +0300 Reco sent:
> 
> > 	Hi.
> > 
> > On Sun, May 06, 2018 at 07:51:24AM -0400, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > On Sunday, May 06, 2018 07:10:53 AM Reco wrote:  
> > > > Certain Modern Desktop Environment™ is known for
> > > > its effort to "simplify the things for the user". Some may even
> > > > say that it's "dumbing down things".  
> > > 
> > > For the uninitiated (or old) among us, care to enlighten us?  
> > 
> > Easy. Does it look like it's designed for a tablet?
> > Does it look pretty yet likes to crash often?
> > Or maybe it has a rodent on a logo?
> > 
> > If any of those is true, you're using a Modern Desktop Environment™.
> > 
> > Reco
> > 
> 	After contemplation, my reply is:
> 
> 	I have to admit to reading your post that, a "Desktop
> 	Environment" dumbs things down.

Was not my intention, just in case. Back in the day they designed
Desktop Environments to enhance users' productivity (GNOME1 comes to
mind), now all they seem to care about are the needs of a mythical
"clueless user".

So let's keep it PG-13 clean, and call it "simplifying".


> I also read the question, as referring to, why does a Desktop
> Environment dumbs things down?

Who knows? Martians send their mind-controlling rays, certain corporate
entities are plotting to take the world - the possibilities are endless.
And of course there are They.

Reco