Hidable kdm splash screen

Kenneth Wimer wimer at suse.de
Fri Aug 12 10:29:40 BST 2005

* Olivier Goffart <ogoffart at kde.org> [Aug 12. 2005 09:46]:
> Le Jeudi 11 Août 2005 16:39, Paulo Moura Guedes a écrit :
> > Hi,
> >
> > Sometimes, when KDE starts up, I accidentally click on the splash screen,
> > which makes it disappear. That leaves me with a blanck screen waiting for
> > kdm to login.
> > IMHO, that shouldn't happen. Attached goes a patch, against 3.5, to "fix"
> > it. Maybe instead of "hidable", "closeable" should be used, because the
> > widget is actually closed.
> I personally like hidding the splash screen ,  specially when the session is 
> already half-started.
> (It's true that hidding it too early may be annoying, but you just have to 
> keep your hands away of your mouse)

The idea would be to explain what benefit the user has from this, not to
say "I don't mind having it, so lets leave it in". For new users this
functionality is only confusing.

So what is the value added by including this?

Kenneth Wimer
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