Andy Fawcett andy at athame.co.uk
Wed Aug 31 21:28:03 BST 2005

On Wednesday 31 August 2005 00:13, Scott Wheeler wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 August 2005 22:03, Andy Fawcett wrote:
> > There was some discussion (but no consensus) about removal of some
> > graphics on the kde-devel list, Subject: KDE Kleanup, but as far as
> > I can see that just referred to tiles.
> >
> > However, my comment in that thread about
> >
> > "One thing to consider is that some people may be using some of
> > these tiles for their desktop background. It would be a shame to
> > surprise them by removing them, so maybe they can be moved to a
> > different module (maybe even a new one) so they can still be
> > distributed."
> >
> > is still valid in the context of today's commits.
> >
> > So, within 8 minutes of the file being removed, the change has
> > already annoyed one user (Lukáš). How many more are going to be
> > extremely annoyed by this change?
> Well, I think a cleanup is in order, but (a) it should be more
> comprehensive and (b) should be decided on the kde-artists list and
> (c) should probably only happen in trunk (i.e. 4.0) to avoid breaking
> current configurations.

I'm not denying that some of the artwork in question are candidates for 
moving elsewhere, but I think your point (c) says it as well as anyone 
can say it. I think they should be left in place for the rest of the 
3.x series, and reviewed for 4.0


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