On Sat, 11 Feb 2012 19:18:06 +0400
Aleksey Midenkov <midenok@...> wrote:
> Here is my screenshot. Can you do that in KDE4?
Everything except the distinct USB icons, with the 2 yrs old KDE 4.4.3
(I didn't try with KDE 4.8).
> I tried KDE4 2 times. So you can't put me in your second group.
> I don't know what means "classic". I always tried something new hoping
> that it will be better. So you can't put me in your third group too. A
> first group? No, of course not.
> I just found ideal UI spare the bugs and incompleteness (which I can
> fix when I get retired). For me ideal means more features. The more
> settings UI has the more it will be possible to fit someone's needs,
> the more it will be ideal.
> When I discovered that version 4 can't do things that I got accustomed
> to expect from KDE desktop, I was very disappointed. I as user
> expected from new version that it could do same and more, but in fact
> it appeared that it could do lot more but it can't do same. "The lot
> more" I found pretty useless, so for me "the same" is the crucial
> My thought of why this happened evolved through time since that
> happened. And now I can guess that this happened because the creators
> of KDE4 done it not for people but for themselves. They wanted some
> new experience, they saw what Microsoft did with Vista and Mac with
> Leopard (or what does it called). But, I personally don't believe in
> trend of "simplifying" features.
> The degraded Gwenview for example. How someone could guess that once
> pretty good program could become this?! They removed features from
> Amarok such as bar-graph spectrum viewer. Kscope became totally
> useless! How can one call this? An experiment at best!
> Hmmm... Maybe I hate KDE4 after all.... So put me in your second
> group! :))
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Werner Joss
> <werner@...> wrote:
> > just in case someone missed it:
> > http://blog.martin-graesslin.com/blog/2012/02/having-a-look-at-the-oldnew-desktop-environments/
> > werner
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