[forge-dev] What to do about our little Windows joke...?
gegastaldi at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 15:54:35 EDT 2012
Hello all !
Let's just write the OS info that forge is running and that's it :)
The jokes could be displayed as easter eggs on Forge later ( like, when you read the help of a plugin too many times, etc)
Em 24/07/2012, às 16:42, Paul Bakker <paul.bakker.nl at gmail.com> escreveu:
> What you guys like jokes? How unprofessional!
> Unfortunately there is a large group of developers that thinks that way... I wish it were different, but it would probably be best to remove this stuff. We won't "win" any users by adding jokes, but we might piss some people off.
> On Jul 24, 2012, at 21:31 , Marius Bogoevici wrote:
>> I enjoy the joke quite a lot, however, we've got to be aware that
>> our software often ends up being used in environments which are far
>> less inclined towards the jocular, and where humorous is basically
>> considered unprofessional.
>> A pluggable fortune-like functionality, turned off by default should
>> be ideal.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Lincoln Baxter, III" <lincolnbaxter at gmail.com>
>>> To: "forge-dev List" <forge-dev at lists.jboss.org>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 2:58:15 PM
>>> Subject: [forge-dev] What to do about our little Windows joke...?
>>> Hey everyone... we've recently gotten some critical feedback about
>>> our little "Windows? Really? Ok..." joke.
>>> What are your thoughts? Perhaps we could make this a little less
>>> targeted by turning it into more of a pluggable feature, where
>>> different messages show up randomly based on runtime conditions?
>>> Like sometimes it might say, "Just 32 bits?" or "Sun still makes
>>> Java?" or "Linux... nice... does your family know?" or "OSX? What is
>>> a lion, anyway?"
>>> Would like to hear ideas. But I certainly don't want to give up the
>>> character :)
>>> Lincoln Baxter, III
>>> "Simpler is better."
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