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Re: [trinity-devel] Configuring Kate

From: /dev/ammo42 <mickeytintincolle@...>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 20:42:26 +0100
On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 14:39:44 -0500
Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...> wrote:

> On 18 January 2012 14:33, /dev/ammo42 <mickeytintincolle@...>
> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 09:07:50 -0500
> > Patrick Serru <patrick@...> wrote:
> >
> > > Le mercredi 18 janvier 2012, Keith Daniels a écrit :
> > > > I use sessions heavily and like them a lot.  So please don't
> > > > make them go away...
> > > -----------
> > > +1
> > >
> > >       Hi everybody,
> > >
> > >       I think that Darrell's question:
> > > > Is anybody interested?
> > > should be asked on the "User's" list. Like implied questions
> > > related to TDE icones (thread "[trinity-devel] Trinity logo?"),
> > > for exemple.
> > >
> > >       I believe that KDE4 - Trinity are what we know because the
> > > KDE develpers did not listen or simply ask the user's opinion.
> > > They simply believed that their way of thinking was the best.
> > > This is the trap we (!) should not fall in!
> > Which users' opinion ? KDE developers are KDE users, so their
> > opinion count. Moreover most functionality has been preserved going
> > from KDE3 to KDE4, and KDE4 could be extended to enable KDE3's old
> > but readable look. I'm actually surprised nobody did a KDE3-like
> > Plasma theme. In the meantime, many people including myself find
> > that KDE4 is a great desktop, at least when it doesn't crash (and
> > it never does on my machine on which I use it) and once the insane
> > defaults are changed.
> >
> >
> In a normal company, users come first.
> 
> In open source, we all pretend users come first.
Developers are generally users so this is true, for a restricted class
of users ;)
> 
> Remember nobody gets paid to develop trinity. What it boils down to is
> "itching your own scratch". Say Darrell is having troubles with kate,
> or wants to implement something new with kate. Then he is likely to
> do it. He is not likely to develop a plasma interface because he
> doesn't care about it.
> 
> Thats how I see it at least.