On Sunday 12 February 2012 01:02:33 Timothy Pearson wrote: > > On Saturday 11 February 2012 06:53:32 pm Timothy Pearson wrote: > >> A hypothetical poll for users here.... > >> > >> If TDE were to close down, which desktop would you use instead? > >> You would be allowed to abandon Linux entirely in this > >> scenario. ;-) > >> > >> Please state why you have not already switched; i.e. what item are > >> missing or suboptimal in the other environment. > >> > >> I am curious as to why TDE still exists and need some concrete > >> examples to fall back on to counter detractors. > >> > >> Thanks! > >> > >> Tim > > > > I sure hope this is *purely* hypothetical. :-) > > It is purely hypothetical at the moment. Of course donations to the > project help to make sure that it stays hypothetical in the future. > ;-) > > What triggered this was a new salvo from KDE4 claiming that 4.8 is > the best desktop ever, and that those backwards TDE luddites should > just use a minimalist window manager if they don't like KDE4. I'm > trying to prove them wrong. :-) > > Tim KDE4 is simply non usable in a production environment compared to KDE3.5. Its slower, requires more mouse clicks and is less configurable. Some clients have described it as a vista clone... -- Best Regards: Baron. KDE3.5 on SuSE 11. Waiting for SuSE TDE binaries.