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Month: January 2013

Re: [trinity-users] Icon themes for TDE

From: JB <yochanon@...>
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2013 06:25:52 -0600
On Fri, 4 Jan 2013 18:42:42 -0600
"Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...> wrote:

> > It's not such a big problem!
> > It's getting ridiculous! I think I'll stop talking about it right here!
> >
> > -Alexandre
> >
> I have no problem considering new ideas, however any new themes should be
> well thought out with the project goals in mind.  Oxygen immediately fails
> the usability/accessibility test, with the muddy Oxygen icon and widget
> styles both causing significant regressions in UI element differentiation
> (some would argue that this is just the "modern look", but I say that this
> sacrifices usability/accessibility (something objective) for look+feel
> (something subjective).
> The other icon theme that Alexandre linked to does not immediately fail
> the usability test, so it should be evaluated on other aspects such as how
> well TDE can utilise its various icons, completeness, the overall level of
> polish from an artistic perspective, etc.
> Tim

  Plus, wasn't doing the whole TDE thing the reason -
  look, feel, workability and intuitiveness of kde 3.x - to get back to that in the
  first place? If all this 'new', 'modern' stuff was som much needed/wanted, then
  everyone would simply stick with a distro that *uses* all those 'new' and 'modern'


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