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Re: [opensuse] Workspaces X Wallpapers (KDE4)
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2009 09:42:07 -0500
  • Message-id: <4964BF3F.7000307@xxxxxxxxxx>
Patrick Shanahan wrote:
* G T Smith <grahamsmith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [01-07-09 06:39]:

This is all well and good, but to my knowledge throwing out the baby
with bathwater (or for a more pertinent metaphor leaving the baby in the
open unattended while rebuilding the house) is not a good idea. The
repetition of the 'in development' mantra is beginning to wear a little

No more so that your continual bashing. You *have* a choice. Don't
use it and you have no more reason unhappiness. Others will blaze the
trail and, when you feel that they have achieved your *necessities*,
you are free to rejoin. AND you have no problem to continue to bitch

The problem is that KDE 4 has been made the default KDE desktop.
Someone who does not know to look a bit further for 3.5 will choose it
and find a desktop that's not ready. How does that help new users to be
given, by default, a desktop that's not yet ready? By all means
included KDE 4, so that it can be tested, but don't make it default.
Label it as under development and make 3.5 the default.

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