Shipping a cursor theme with KDE

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at
Fri Dec 28 12:56:58 GMT 2007

On 12/28/07, Jos Poortvliet <jospoortvliet at> wrote:
> On 12/28/07 and before, Torsten Rahn <torsten.rahn at> and
> some others wrote:
> Let's go back to basic. Why do we have a feature freeze? To ensure
> stability. It would be kind'a silly to forget about that, right?
> Now we have two big questions (and if ANY subquestion here below would
> be answered as 'no', the artwork should go in). The first is rather
> about the 'process', the other one is more 'content'.
> Big question ONE: Are these cursors subject to the freeze?
> => is artwork as a whole was subject to the freeze? If yes, then:
> => are these cursors something entirely different then the cursors, on
> which work is still going on?If yes, then:
> Big question TWO: Do cursors threathen the stability of KDE 4.0 if included?
> => could they, technically, break stuff for the user? If yes, then:
> => is it impossible or every hard to test them to ensure this won't happen?
> If any question can be answered with NO, the cursors should go in as
> default. If all answers are yes, they could imho still go in but not
> as default.
> grtz
> Jos

I would like to add that actually  Mauricio has a way better story ;-)

It is way easier to just drop the 'are the cursors subject to the
freeze' thing and discuss if this is worth an exception.

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