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Month: January 2013

Re: [trinity-users] Icon themes for TDE

From: Leslie Turriff <jlturriff@...>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2013 15:21:15 -0600
On Friday 04 January 2013 09:14:53 Lisi Reisz wrote:
> 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

	I have to agree with everything you have said here.  What I wonder is why the 
older themes had to be removed?  I'm sure that there are plenty of people 
like me who are perfectly happy with the old themes, but are discouraged when 
they are dropped from the package.