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Month: February 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Proposal for Trinity Defaults for 3.5.13 (brainstorm)

From: Robert Xu <robxu9@...>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 22:35:44 -0500
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 22:30, David C. Rankin
<drankinatty@...> wrote:
> All,
>  I have been through the kcontrol settings looking at default setting that
> could be changed in 3.5.13 to reduce the number of settings that would need to
> be changed on each new install (at least for me). The idea is to make Trinity
> better right out-of-the-box.
>  I know everybody has different 'preferences' and this isn't intended to try
> and dictate default settings by any stretch, but after numerous installs, it is
> clear that the current defaults would benefit from a few changes. The goal is
> the come up with a default set that minimizes the number of changes that the
> average user would normally make and to give Trinity the good clean default
> looks and behavior
>  I have taken the time to create a web page to collect input and give the
> developers a handy reference to look at the next time they are in the defaults
> section of the code. Check it out and add your comments here:
>  I've taken a first cut and coming up with foswiki formatting that makes it
> readable (I'm not sure I succeeded). If you have a better idea for
> distinguishing kcontrol -> entry -> tab (1,2..) and making it more readable,
> feel free to have at it.


I think it's a bit too much right now.
We should just aim for 3.5.13 with cmake and udev migrations. Adding
new features or changing current ones aren't really a priority.
Especially, since we may have to postpone the 3.5.13 release.

later, Robert Xu