RFC: KConfig XT (KDE 3.2)

Neil Stevens neil at qualityassistant.com
Mon Mar 17 18:40:54 GMT 2003

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On Monday March 17, 2003 06:20, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> On Monday 17 March 2003 7:56 am, Alexander Kellett wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 16, 2003 at 08:51:32PM -0800, Neil Stevens wrote:
> > > You're right.  The fact that I'd not heard of it proves it's not
> > > being used as a reason to strip down KControl.  That's great.
> > >
> > :)
> >
> > i think that taking the existance of kconfedit into account
> > could limit the size of the configuration dialogs by a fair
> > bit in some places, its quite obvious that some options are
> > there that are not needed by even 1% of the users. reducing
> > the need that devels feel to add ui's for all these obscure
> > options will probably increase devel productivity also.
> The big option that comes to mind is the ability to turn on/off the menu
> bar. users are always confused about it and the only real use I know of
> is for fullscreen (i.e. kiosk or presentation).  This would be an
> excellent "hidden" feature.

Well, that's the only real use you know of, but I've been asked for that in 
the past.  Trust developers here.  They're the ones who hear from their 
users, not you.

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Neil Stevens - neil at qualityassistant.com
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