Opposition to removing old KWin themes?

Aaron Peterson myusualnickname at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 23:22:42 BST 2010

I use   redmond and windows9x and It's actually a reason why I started
using KDE back in the day.  --configurability KDE had more options..
default behavior was almost unusable, single clicks caused erroneous
openings of files, but a quick look thru settings let me put
everything sane, and I fell in love with open source because people
had power to change stuff.

Default KDE settings are very pretty, but note I think windows 7, xp
and vista, are too ugly and waste screen space, so I also turn them to
classic windows style.

Are there inefficiencies with the redmond9x theme? because my system
feels a lot faster when I use it. and loosing configuration options
would drive users away.

Also, I don't get what the problem is that you are trying to solve...

On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Martin Sandsmark
<sandsmark at samfundet.no> wrote:
> On Thursday 22 July 2010 21:36:49 Nuno Pinheiro wrote:
>> and one style out of all of those should e enough right ? we could even
>> touch it a bit and call it good old days or something
> Well, a retro-style could be neat, but for just for "simple" themes, I was
> thinking more just for example dropping borders and using contrasting
> background colors instead. Or at least solid single-pixel, single-color
> borders.
> (I would now have shown som great examples from the monthly ArchLinux
> screenshot thread, but it seems like everyone with good taste there has
> switched to KDE. :-P)
>> but we don't need all of them do we, they carry a message of stuck in time
>> and given the few themes we have having so many bad looking ones give a
>> overall bad message IMO.
> I agree. And while maybe blacklisting themes is a bit ugly, I don't see any
> other viable solutions (other than having .desktop files with all the
> styles, maybe?).
> --
> Martin Sandsmark

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