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Month: February 2013

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

From: Felmon Davis <davisf@...>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 08:53:02 -0500 (EST)
On Mon, 25 Feb 2013, C W wrote:

> Also, statements in this thread like "the abortion known as KDE4" doesn't
> sound to me like it was made with good intentions.

I can't imagine why not. the poster is giving a strong warning, no ill 
intent there. some will judge the warning exaggerated, some judge it 

just seems like there are just different standards of rhetoric. people 
express themselves differently.

anyway, I am interested in the discussion of the relative merits of 
the two or so approaches, especially if it goes into specifics.


> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 5:35 AM, C W <elcaseti@...> wrote:
>> One thing I would like to point out is that the TDE project wouldn't exist
>> without the KDE project.  Can't we give the KDE project at least a little
>> credit as having created KDE 3 so that TDE could be forked?
>> Thanks,
>> Elcaset
>> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 5:23 AM, Felmon Davis <davisf@...> wrote:
>>> On Mon, 25 Feb 2013, C W wrote:
>>>  I had no idea the TDE community was this hostile.  Like some other folks
>>>> in
>>>> here, I love both TDE & KDE4.  They have different strengths.  You don't
>>>> have to only use one & say the other sucks.  That's childish.
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Elcaset
>>> from my point of view it is to be expected that people have strong
>>> opinions about such matters, including that this or that "sucks", nothing
>>> childish about it depending on their reasons.
>>> however I think we should make sure that in the expression of opinions we
>>> don't attack individuals whose opinions differ. I'm not sure that's been
>>> done yet but maybe approaching the margins.
>>> I find the discussion interesting and informative. as far as I can see,
>>> the intentions certainly are good and if there are good questions and good
>>> answers, who's the loser?
>>> F.
>>> >
>>>> On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 8:26 PM, Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>  On 2013-02-24 20:32 (GMT-0500) Alexandre Couture composed:
>>>>>  An example of a feature added to TDE that was not in KDE 3.5.10 is the
>>>>>> compositor. Has it broken all TDE and maked the users all upside down
>>>>>> like
>>>>>> what your are doing right now? Of course, not at all. It was just a
>>>>>> nice
>>>>>> addition to TDE and some persons have worked hard to implement it, so
>>>>>> whe
>>>>>> should all thank those who want to improve TDE in any way.
>>>>> "Nice addition" is your opinion. How is compositing not bling or bloat?
>>>>> It's incorporation in early KDE4 releases was a big reason I didn't even
>>>>> like to sample them.
>>>>> --
>>>>> "The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
>>>>> words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)
>>>>>  Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409 ** a11y rocks!
>>>>> Felix Miata  ***

Felmon Davis

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