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

From: William Morder <doctor_contendo@...>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 04:42:09 -0700

On Monday 25 June 2018 23:56:44 J Leslie Turriff wrote:
> On 2018-06-25 23:25:27 William Morder wrote:
> > 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.
> >
> > Bill
>
> 	Oh, thank you very much. :-)
>

Anything I can do to brighten your day. That's me, a ray of sunshine. 

Bill