KDE Platform Profiles
parker.coates at kdemail.net
Mon Apr 12 16:23:28 BST 2010
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 10:18, Kevin Ottens wrote:
> On Monday 12 April 2010 14:46:47 Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> I think you're missing a Netbook/Laptop profile in-between Desktop and
>> Tablet. Maybe even the two split up.
> As I said the "Tablet" name is not ideal, but the best one we could come up
> with so far. But really from the *platform* pov Tablet==Netbook. From *plasma*
> pov though, you might want two different shells.
This is just my two cents, but I think the term Tablet is confusing.
Tablet is a physical form factor, not really a category that can be
used to classify devices by power. Several companies make tablet
laptops with desktop comparable capabilities. We're now seeing more
netbooks in tablet format and I keep hearing about new tablet devices
that fall in between the typical netbook and phone in processing
Why not just call the middle profile "Netbook" or maybe even "Mid
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