Hugo Pereira Da Costa hugo.pereira at
Mon Oct 5 22:37:29 BST 2009

Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> On Oct 5, 2009, at 3:18 PM, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
>> On October 5, 2009, Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
>>> Am Monday 05 October 2009 schrieb Lydia Pintscher:
>>>> Is it better if we get them?
>>> No, no one should get bug reports.
>> as long as bugs exist, someone will get them.
>> the Plasma team faced a style related crash in plasma-overlay with 
>> the QtCurve
>> style (and forks of that style, of which there are a few). we kept 
>> sending the
>> reporters to the QtCurve project until the problem was identified and 
>> fixed.
>> it took several months overlapping two different KDE releases to get 
>> this
>> sorted out. it sucks that apps get the reports first, but you're 
>> right that
>> the user won't know any better. so the app devs need to send those 
>> reports on
>> to the style devs.
> Every style goes through some bad times.  Arora has similar issues 
> with Oxygen which was in really bad shape in KDE 4.0 & 4.1 to the 
> point that I added explicit code that when oxygen was detected to 
> change to plastique style.  I was just getting way to many bug reports 
> which were bugs in the oxygen style and it made the application look 
> bad in the eyes of the users.
Hi Benjamin,
Is this anti-oxygen code still in Arora now ? I'd still be interested in 
getting these bug reports (if still valid) and fix oxygen accordingly 
(that's basically the only way I know to move forward ...)


> -Benjamin Meyer

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