open tasks, jobs, unmaintained stuff, etc.

Boudewijn Rempt boud at
Fri Mar 5 20:46:15 GMT 2004

On Friday 05 March 2004 20:48, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
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> On March 5, 2004 12:27, Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> > Me too. If I'd liked the interface of Regedit I'd stayed with Windows.
> to be fair, KConfEdit's interface is nothing like Regedit (at least not the
> last time i looked at it?)... for example, it has meaningful names,
> comments and edit widgets... have you tried kdenonbeta/kconfedit out?

Well... As long as I have to type 'false' or 'true', I don't think it's got a 
wonderful user interface -- in fact, I don't care much whether I have to type 
'0' and '1' or 'true' and 'false', a long list of options, even when 
accompanied by an unobtrusive and easy to miss help text, will remind me of 
Regedit, GConf or NetInfo. And all three, well, make a noise while drinking 
soup. I hesitate to apply the same epithet to KConfEdit, since it's in 
non-beta, but you might want to at least look at the edit widgets that float 
somewhere in the middle of the screen after clicking about. That kind of 
thing would confuse the dickens out of my kids. (I would have put up a 
screenshot to show what I'm talking about, but kconfedit crashes upon 

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