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Month: January 2013

Re: [trinity-users] Icon themes for TDE

From: Nikolaus Klepp <office@...>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2013 16:22:09 +0100
Am Freitag, 4. Januar 2013 schrieb Lisi Reisz:
> On Friday 04 January 2013 13:55:01 Andy Vet Rep wrote:
> > Saying that doesn't mean that Crystal SVG has to be removed forever... It
> > can also be available in the icon theme list as well.
> Surely that also means that if Oxygen were available you could chose that?
> Why are you so sure that everybody who is not currently using TDE would
> leap at it if Oxygen were used?
> Experience in other media (e.g. Radio 4, a broadcasting channel, here) is
> that if you change and "modernise" in order to bring in the young, which
> radio 4 did, and what I suspect you may mean when you say that people will
> be put off, you will probably not bring in the young, who will still not
> like it, but you will lose those you have already got.  Radio 4 had to
> change back, and last time I checked had still not regained all its lost
> listeners.
> Our Post Office decided that it needed a sparkly new "modern" name.  It
> changed to, I think, Consignia.  It was a disaster and they had to change
> back.
> As you say, you can change things on your live CD and people have to be,
> and I hope are, grateful for what they get.
> I have used - and been grateful for - it.  I used to use PCLOS as one of my
> library of Live CDs, but dropped it when they went to KDE4.  It is nice to
> have it back!  But I find the desktop so off-putting to look at, even
> temporarily, that I change it immediately, as soon as it boots up.  I know,
> however, that there are those who love your choice at the moment.
> Clearly my opinion about TDE is no more important than yours, possibly less
> so, and you have the support of Tim, whose opinion clearly matters a lot
> more than mine.  But the majority of those who have posted on this list
> think as I do that change for change's sake is not a good idea.  As I said,
> if it ain't broke don't fix it. :-)
> Lisi