[openbeos] Re: on SoftwareValet for OBOS

  • From: "Matt Verran" <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2002 23:46:19 +0000


As a systems tester I'm well aware some decisions get made well before 
users touch a system, and then its all too late to change, I'm talking 
about a 'should we take this direction' approach at the moment.

        <OBOS devs> Uninstalling packages through Software Valet is pants -
 how should we improve it?
        <User Panel> We have these ideas....
        <OBOS devs> Cool! we didn't think of that!

Also I can't imagine everything will be identical... 

But, in essence you are right :)


>> Just a thought, we have plenty of devs, but is there a user panel to
>> make interface/styling/usability decisions for where it regards
>> 'ordinary' users?
>> Most of you guys are pretty hardcore, so maybe we should have a 
>> of people, possibly chaired by Helmar or someone to ensure that we
>> produce r5 in a user friendly package?
>Isn't that part of the Beta testing their will no doubt be all sorts 
>different people on the beta team who all have different levels of 
>Saying that if OpenBeOS is going to be the same as BeOS to start with 
>there shouldn't be a problem with it being a friendly package as there 
>really a much friendlier os available

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