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Re: [trinity-devel] Praises and a little disappointment[?] blog entry.

From: L0ner sh4dou <sh4dou@...>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 23:44:39 +0100
2011/12/14 Nigel Stewart <nigels.com@...>:
>> I read whole thing and this is the guy that seems to understand why we
>> are keeping trinity alive. But I didn\t like the last paragraph. It
>> seems that he blames re-branding of trinity. I think we should explain
>> clearly why this was done either in the about page or in the FAQ. I
>> already added question about this to the FAQ Draft in etherpad, but
>> honestly, I didn't really know how to ask this kind of thing, nor
>> explain this... This kind of criticism isn't really constructive, and
>> we should have all the tools we need to fight against any kind of
>> un-constructive, and unreasonable blaming either in the faq or in the
>> about page IMO.
>
>
> It wouldn't hurt to have a bit more informative landing page to
> clarify that Trinity is referring to KDE3 (I assume) and not
> referring to religion.  I can kind of understand the misunderstanding,
> although it never occurred to me that Trinity would be a "Catholic"
> desktop, or anything like that.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinity
>
> ...
> The Christian doctrine of the Trinity defines God as three divine
> persons (Greek: ὑποστάσεις):[1] the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ),
> and the Holy Spirit.
> ....
>
> - Nigel
>
I knew trinity is a christian doctrine, but I've never mate the
connection. Maybe I'm not religious enough? (:P)