RFC: Merge branch new_kcm_code into HEAD

Leo Savernik l.savernik at aon.at
Fri Nov 26 19:34:24 GMT 2004

Am Freitag, 26. November 2004 17:58 schrieb George Staikos:
> On Friday 26 November 2004 10:39, Leo Savernik wrote:
> > Am Freitag, 26. November 2004 02:29 schrieb Frans Englich:
> > >  If a configuration dialog have scrollbars
> > > after merging, it's because it violates the HIG(the new code only hack
> > > around it). If that's the case, it is an excellent time to find out
> > > what options that can be removed by selecting good defaults, clever
> > > coding, and conscious user targeting.
> >
> > Oh no. This just means a relayout of settings should be scheduled. KDE 4
> > mustn't become a clone of gnome.
>    Wow I can't believe I missed that part of the email before.  Removing
> options for the sake of not having scrollbars or a different widget layout
> is the most nonsensical concept I've ever heard of.  It's downright
> rediculous. Furthermore, KDE ships source packages, not polished binaries.
>  If you don't want a user to see feature X, make your own binary packages
> and remove that feature.

Just for clarification: I'm against removing existing options. I meant that 
*if* we want to get rid of the scrollbars at 800x600, we should redistribute 
the options within the module instead of simply removing them.

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