Killing the Desktop Metaphor with GNOME
Jul 23, 2008, 15:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jean-François Fortin Tam)
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"Oh yes. Here comes the time where I shamelessly plug a shameful
GNOME usability bug that has seemingly gone unnoticed for years.
GNOME's text readability on the desktop is very poor, to put it
nicely. Unless you use dark, low contrast wallpapers like I was
forced to for the past few years. This is Bug 317764. As much as I
am an obvious GNOME lover, KDE, Mac OS and even Windows XP do
better in this regard. I mean, can you really read these icons'