Matthew Rosewarne on 16 Mar 2008 15:58:07 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Windows themes (ON-TOPIC, i promise)

On Sunday 16 March 2008, brent timothy saner wrote:

> there was a gentleman who posted to the list about a month or so ago,

> saying up until now he had been using windows 95 or 98 (can't recall

> which) and was considering the move to GNU/Linux.

There's a big downside to trying to mimic the look of another OS: When Linux behaves differently, it can come across as a flaw. Having a different appearance provides a sense that the user shouldn't expect everything to behave as on some other OS.

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