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Month: June 2018

Re: [trinity-users] Re: remove lock session from menu?

From: William Morder <doctor_contendo@...>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 21:25:27 -0700

On Monday 25 June 2018 14:15:18 J Leslie Turriff wrote:
> On 2018-06-25 01:08:32 William Morder wrote:
> > I can't imagine that I am 100 years old, but I can imagine that I am 60,
> > and have already begun to feel the ravages of time on my body. It also is
> > a pain to use computer screens that are designed by and for young people.
> 	One of the reasons I'm not using KDE4/Plasma is that there are no HiColor
> icons available there (AFAIK), just the wishy-washy pastel ones that
> imitate Windoze.  Their contrast is so poor it's hard for me to distinguish
> one icon from another in many cases.  As you say, today's desktops are
> designed for young people, by young people, and the limitations due to
> aging or other disabilities are not thought of, while they seem to be
> concentrating on eye-candy instead of functionality.
> Leslie
Old people have less disposable income, so there's no reason to waste time 
designing systems for them to use when they can't afford them anyway. Also, 
old people tend to die sooner than young people, so it's a shrinking market.