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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Fwd: Re: [opensuse-factory] The release notes/product highlights for 12.1

From: Ilya Chernykh <anixxsus@...>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 01:35:32 +0400
On Saturday 12 November 2011 01:24:43 Timothy Pearson wrote:

> > Trinity is KDE3. You did not anything special yet to say Trinity is not
> > KDE3.
> > Porting to cmake does not suffice.
> Sometime try reading our patch list--it's right on the TDE homepage under
> "Patches".  Then come back with specific questions based on your newfound
> knowledge.

You must concede that the changes do not suffice to claim Trinity is not 
technically KDE3 any more.

> >> > Assurances that the project is now maintained upstream by the Trinity
> >> project
> >> > are hollow; the Trinity group is only a handful of people, none of
> >> whom are
> >> > the original maintainers or developers of the code, and most of their
> >> effort
> >> > is spent on writing a Qt4 compatibility layer and in porting the build
> >> system
> >> > to cmake, not maintenance.  In any case, the packages in KDE:KDE3 are
> >> based on
> >> > 3.5.10 and only include some changes from the Trinity project's fork,
> >> which is
> >> > now 3.5.12.
> I must ask you officially to stop "representing" the Trinity project when
> you are not (and have never been) authorized to do so. 

Where I represented Trinity?

> You are apparently 
> doing great damage to this project and if it continues I will be forced to
> publicly deal with your incorrect claims.

No need. I will announce myself that Trinity rejected cooperation.

> > Look, KDE:KDE3 has MUCH more patches than your Trinity has if you are
> > inclined
> > to compare and attack us. Trinity still depends on deprecated HAL, for
> > example.
> You "fixed" the HAL dependency by removing much of the functionality that
> relied on HAL!  That is a terrible way to handle an open source project. 
> What's next, removing the desktop entirely because it relies on Qt3?!?

Not that much. Which functionality has been removed?

(I actually do not want to defend my work here, I even do not want you to use my patch,
write your own, best one).

> > If KDE:KDE3 does not fulfill the criteria, then Trinity does not fulfill
> > either.
> You are making baseless accusations here.  Either stop this behaviour
> immediately or I will ban you from these lists with a public explanation
> of both your trolling behavior and the KDE:KDE3 repository's serious
> problems.

Then I will puvblicly explain your Trinity's serious problems :-)