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Month: February 2013

Re: [trinity-users] K menu organisation in Trinity

From: JB <yochanon@...>
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 11:24:34 -0600
On Sun, 24 Feb 2013 16:39:04 +0000
Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...> wrote:

> On Sunday 24 February 2013 15:06:05 Alexandre Couture wrote:
> > > Sorry, Alexandre, but Yuk! �I intensely dislike that menu structure. �In
> > > fact it is one the (many) reasons that I stick with Trinity. �I find the
> > > new style menus ghastly.
> >
> > Woo! There is nothing to intensely dislike in it. It is certainly not a
> > very big issue! I can clearly tell that you haven't read all I wrote, just
> > by the special way you reply to it. Please read it again...
> If there is nothing for me to dislike, then there is nothing for you to like.   
> I had read what you wrote, although I have also read it again since you asked 
> me to.  You make me feel very defensive.  You appear to be dead set on 
> destroying Trinity's distinctiveness and making it exactly like KDE4.  There 
> are other lightweight DEs.  Why pick on Trinity?
> > I am putting effort in doing a complete remaster of PCLinuxOS and I make it
> > available to everyone, not just for me... It requires much more work to
> > make a remaster that works for everyone, not just for my own computer. I
> > could have kept it just for me, but I decided to give something to the TDE
> > community to thank them for making TDE possible.
> I'm not quite sure what you are saying here.  That you are not just a free 
> loader?  That this may benefit some people I would not attempt to deny.  But 
> it doesn't affect me.  If I don't like it, I don't have to use it.  If you 
> succeed in messing TDE up, it will affect me.
> I recognise that sadly Trinity is probably buying me time, and that in the end 
> I shall probably have to choose from the other available offerings.  But I am 
> not happy that you should appear to have the sole aim of making Trinity as 
> similar to KDE4 as possible.  Surely one out of LXDE, XFCE, the various 
> window makers has a menu you like?
> And as you say, your remastering is under your control.  Make the menus as 
> nasty as you like.  But I dislike KDE4, and the menu is one of the things 
> that I very much dislike - and you did ask.
> Lisi

  Well said, Lisi. I'm seeing the exact same thing...that Alexandre keeps
  saying/doing something to make Trinity more KDE4-like than what it's meant to be.
  If it's no good to keep it as close to its original purpose and design, why have
  it at all?

  (I didn't trim because everything Lisi covered needed to be seen again, IMHO)

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