Wine FAQ - call for a volunteer

Dimitrie O. Paun dpaun at
Fri Nov 1 15:56:41 CST 2002

On November 1, 2002 04:49 pm, Andreas Mohr wrote:
> Sometimes I've got the impression that I'm partly fighting the "KISS
> dumb-it-down-until-there-is-plain-nothing-left-to-annoy-the-helpless-user-
> with-its-bewildering-size-and-information-overload syndrome".

Well, that's true. At least from my side. And I think there's a fair bit
of rationale behind it too: these docs are intended for the helpless users,
if you're writing them for Alexandre, you're wasting our time.

Back to the troubleshooting portion:

> What's so problematic with navigating a directory structure that
> gets more and more specific about your problem until you (hopefully) hit
> the specific answer to your question ?

That's a valid point. You see, it's easier sometimes to say what you
don't like, than what you like. In this case, it may make a lot of
sense to have a hierarchical organization, in which case my only argument
would be for a more tidy UI.


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