[kde-community] Plasmoids and Apps - was - Re: Applications in KDE Generation 5

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Thu Jan 16 21:05:08 UTC 2014

El Dijous, 16 de gener de 2014, a les 10:43:42, Aaron J. Seigo va escriure:
> On Wednesday, January 15, 2014 22:56:12 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > El Dimecres, 15 de gener de 2014, a les 21:47:17, John Layt va escriure:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > * Do we need small utilities like KCalc as stand-alone apps, or do
> > > they belong in Workspaces, perhaps as Plasmoids?  Where do we draw the
> > > line between them?  And if there's both a Plasmoid and an App for
> > > something, which goes in the main release?
> > 
> > Please don't force plasmoids down my throat.
> That is not a real threat, and phrasing it like it is a real threat feels
> extremely disrespectful. As the person who came up with and used to maintain
> this part of KDE, It makes me feel like you think I’ve been wandering
> around forcing people to do things they don’t want to and that makes me
> feel very uncomfortable.
> > Why would i want a calculator
> > as a plasmoid instead of an application? So that i need to minimize all my
> > other apps to see the desktop to see it instead of just alt-tabbing?
> What’s worse than insulting another person is doing so from ignorance.

Already said in private, but feel the public will benefit from it too:
 * Sorry for being rude
 * Sorry for being wrong
 * Sorry if being being rude and wrong made you feel insulted. It was not my 
intention at all.


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