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Month: December 2013

Re: [trinity-devel] Opinion of Trinity R14.0.0

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:19:44 -0500
At a risk of starting a flame war, i think Aaron has some good
comments about why you shouldn't hate on Nepomunk/Akondai

On 26 December 2013 15:49, Martin Graesslin <mgraesslin@...> wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 December 2013 13:11:57 Darrell Anderson wrote:
>> >I am fine with both versions. I think the second one misses the
>> >point that TDE is a DE which puts productivity before fancy-
>> >useless-bothering visual effects, which I think is the main reason
>> >why people use TDE. Perhaps the following version is a little
>> >better:
>> I understand your feelings. :)
>> A goal of a press release is to offer a positive spin and focus on
>> the announced product rather than what other products lack. We want
>> to refrain from KDE bashing. If you browse the dev mail list
>> archives from a while ago, you'll discover that a couple of KDE
>> devs invited themselves into our mail list and started a nasty
>> spitting contest. Got rather heated. Nobody won and one of the KDE
>> devs took to his blog to continue bashing Trinity. He stopped that
>> public campaign when a lot of people posted comments to his blog
>> entry to leave us the hell alone, that the free/libre software
>> philosophy allows and embraces forking. He was reminded that we
>> were not harming anybody. After those public rebuttals he stayed
>> away, but I have not forgotten him or his tirades.
> No, I stopped because there was nothing coming from Trinity lately which I
> thought worthwhile to comment on. And you see I haven't forgotten you either
> and still follow your development ;-)
>> I'm not afraid of bashing KDE4, especially the piece of shit known
>> as akonadi,
> And here we see, why I wrote in my blog post you refer to that "It’s pure
> hatred against KDE technologies and this dominates the development of
> Trinity." - I think your comment here speaks for yourself.
> If you think KDE is shit, write it. Don't go the way of trying to avoid any
> bitching against KDE. It's not true and your archives are public. Everybody
> can read it and what you really mean.
> Nevertheless, no hard feelings from my side. I wish you all success for your
> release and (although already a little bit late) a Merry Christmas and a Happy
> New Year.
> Martin