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[Fwd: Re: [trinity-users] A Memory Comparison of Light Linux Desktops]

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:15:51 -0500
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Subject: Re: [trinity-users] A Memory Comparison of Light Linux Desktops
From:    "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date:    Thu, April 18, 2013 7:15 pm
To:      trinity-users@...

> On Sat, 13 Apr 2013 01:54:25 +0200
> Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> you might also be interested in:
>> It surprised me Razor-qt. I have to say that this environment is not
>> nearly as complete and comprehensive as Trinity, but memory
>> consumption is staggering. That would be a consequence of using Qt4?
>> The choice to remain in Trinity with Qt3 => TQt3 seems to be a very
>> good decision.
>> Slavek
> I have obtained pretty much the same test results while struggling to
> find a TDE alternative(s) using a "features / resource consumption"
> scale. I saw no competition between the TDE and Razor-Qt, because of the
> reasons you have mentioned. As the time passes new actively developed
> projects like Razor-Qt tend to grow larger, not smaller, so I assume
> the gap will only widen in the future.
> It's still too early to guess, but I (wish|expect) to see E17 as a major
> rival of TDE in 3-4 years from now.
> Regards,
> Sergey.

This discussion brings up a long-standing idea I have had.

I would like to add a "Why TDE?" page to the website; this should contain
a brief set of paragraphs explaining why users like yourselves have chosen
to use TDE versus another desktop.  Entries should not engage in bashing
other desktops, but should instead highlight unique features of TDE that,
singly or in unison, have swayed you to choose TDE for use in a particular

Thoughts on this?



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