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Month: February 2013

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

From: Leslie Turriff <jlturriff@...>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 13:16:47 -0600
On Monday 25 February 2013 08:48:25 Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> *My personal feelings* are:
> - Trinity should be very conservative about moving away from the KDE 3
>    look and feel. I'm not suggesting that KDE 3 was "perfect" and never
>    to change anything, but we should be cautious about changing what is
>    the distinctive Trinity/KDE 3 look. If people want KDE 4, they have
>    KDE 4. Trinity is for people who want KDE 3's look and feel.
	I'm not sure that that is a universal truth. :-)  My personal reason for 
moving from KDE4 to Trinity was because of the additional "features" that 
were forced on me.  They excessively slowed down my machine, which is not a 
little entry-level one, making it frustrating to use.  One of the things that 
I like most about KDE in general (3 or 4) is the customizability of its 
> - KDE 3, and Trinity, already have a bewildering array of configuration
>    options. Adding new options adds complexity and confusion. We should
>    resist the urge to pile even more options onto the software except
>    where they bring real benefit.
	I wonder if OP's enhancements can be encapsulated in a separate theme?  Then 
those who like them can switch to that theme, while others can use the one 
they prefer.