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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] KDE vs. Trinity: Is One Really Better?

From: /dev/ammo42 <mickeytintincolle@...>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 02:34:08 +0100
Le Tue, 15 Nov 2011 17:10:56 -0800 (PST),
Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...> a Ă©crit :

He apparently didn't say which distribution he's using, and stability
could depend on it. In my personal case I didn't remember of great
stability in anything Ubuntu-based, including Kubuntu; but it was
mostly issues of dpkg/etc. breaking into a big mess in a much faster
and easily-triggered way than Debian stable.
I think one day I should do an audit of Trinity 3.5.13 vs. KDE 3.5.10
and revert some Ubuntu patches… (I already have in mind the broken
kdesu issue you previously reported)
> I always read Bruce's writings with a proverbial grain of salt. He
> tends toward sensationalism and likes to play a game of creating
> rifts like he did in this article. His journalism tends toward what
> used to be called muckraking. When he writes in that mode I remind
> myself that everything is his opinion only and subjective. Everybody
> has an opinion and a poop chute. Both often stink. :)
> Nothing he wrote requires or demands a public response. He has his
> opinion and we should let that be.
> So much for that.
> I am concerned about his reports of instability. We should receive
> such comments seriously. I hope he filed bug reports or contacted
> somebody on the development team. Even if he didn't this kind of
> publicity dictates that quality assurance must be a priority over
> release schedules. That means a lot of usability testing and not just
> pumping out code and packages.
> I hope everybody here receives his article in a constructive
> manner. :)
> Darrell
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