[kde-community] finding a clear vision for KDE - first draft for discussion

Lydia Pintscher lydia at kde.org
Sun Feb 14 20:22:05 UTC 2016


On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 12:33 PM Marco Martin <notmart at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tuesday 09 February 2016 12:19:54 Kevin Ottens wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Sorry, but there was a bait I couldn't resist here. :-)
> >
> > On Tuesday, 9 February 2016 11:55:35 CET Marco Martin wrote:
> > > * "makes simple things easy" not sure about that, aren't simple things
> > > already supposed to be easy? :p (makes doing things easy?)
> >
> > In fact not, simple things can be terribly difficult to achieve
> (complexity
> > vs difficulty spectrums). I think the proposed phrasing points it out
> well:
> > * simple vs complex;
> >  * easy vs possible.
> >
> > That being said, I wonder how many people will fall for it like you did
> > here. Most people tend to conflate simple with easy and complex with
> > difficult.
>
> yep you are right, I do wonder if there is a problem in phrasing here tough
>

Does anyone have a suggestion for a good wording here that makes it clearer?


Cheers
Lydia
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