[kde-community] KDE Essential Applications - was - Re: Applications in KDE Generation 5

Marco Martin notmart at gmail.com
Thu Jan 16 21:24:09 UTC 2014


On Thursday 16 January 2014 21:50:47 Thomas Pfeiffer wrote:
> 
> Is it just me, or does this idea sound like it's going in a similar
> direction to the "Flows" Björn and I talked about at Akademy? ;)
> Tasks/workflows is really what we should be thinking about, because that's
> the user's perspective, and thus much more likely to be helpful to users
> than any technology-centric perspective.
> So, long story short, a big +1 from me!

one thing tough...
from this thread i'm gathering there seems to be the need as well of clearer 
distinction between applications and workspace, making also the applications 
to e able to be small, standalone, few dependencies entities.
while an integrated workflow concept ties together way furtner applications 
and workspace, and applications between each other (maybe at the point you 
don't have a very defined concept of "application" anymore)

they are both desiderable, but they seems quite in contrast each other.
I'm sure I'm hitting a false dichotomy there, but not seeing a clear solution. 
does anybody does?

-- 
Marco Martin



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