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Month: September 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Press

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 11:09:53 -0400
On 11 September 2012 03:14, Mag. Dr. Nikolaus Klepp <office@...> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 11. September 2012 schrieb Werner Joss:
>> On Tuesday 11 September 2012 08:44:32 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>> > Looks like we made it to Phoronix recently, but not in a very good light:
>> >
>> >-T hrough-The-Trinity-Desktop
>> >
>> > I don't know that there is much that can be done to improve this
>> > situation; suggestions are welcome so long as they keep in mind the
>> > limited developer resources available.
>> well, I think a valid point in the critics mentioned there is the
>> difficulty to port existing kde3 applications to trinity.
>> maybe a howto in the wiki could help here.
>> I'll try to contribute on this if others here agree, once R14 is out.
>> the reason is, I did not keep track with the ever changing situation w.r.
>> to GIT/cmake lately, as I realized these 2 are not my friends :)
> I was never able to compile an old KDE2 program for KDE3.5 - that much for
> backward compatibility.
> But I would strongly suggest to advertise bugfixes on the homepage and to
> release buxfixes via the official repository. It's somewhat strange that a
> user has to include Slaveks repository to get the bugfixes.
> Just my 2 cent.
> Nik
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Well first thing to say is that phoronix are mudslinging exaggerating
writers. I've seen them take a single comment from a developer and
write a whole article about who the entire linux desktop is on the
edge of a cliff poised to jump.

Reading through the comments is pretty silly. One guy is complaining
that we didn't support Lenny. That is an irrational request since the
libraries and programs are ancient. Did he upgrade to a more modern
distribution? no. These arguments are always rather flawed.

Nevertheless the TQT auto-naming issues are slightly embarrassing. But
hopefully mostly resolved. and stability issues? Mostly resolved with

Get out. Restore honor to the family!