oxygen decoration animations and string freeze exceptions

Burkhard Lück lueck at hube-lueck.de
Fri Mar 5 16:58:28 GMT 2010

Am Freitag, 5. März 2010 17:50:55 schrieb Hugo Pereira Da Costa:
> Hi,
> There are currently several bug reports/wish to add an "enable/disable
> animations" option in oxygen decoration configuration dialog for kde4.4
> because these animations significantly affect kwin performances for some
> graphics cards (not mine). See e.g.:
>   https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=226634
>   https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=226182
> I added such an option in trunk, but backporting it in kde4.4 violates
> string freeze.
> Aaron suggested that instead of violating string freeze one uses the
> settings "Graphical Effects" (in systemsettings->appearance->style->fine
> tunning). But as Martin (Graesslin) pointed out this is not satisfactory
> since the performances drop also have been observed in some High
> performance CPU/GPU (e.g. NVIDIA).
> This to say, I'd really like to commit this simple "enable animations"
> option addition, especially since the exact same string already exists
> (in kde4.4) for oxygen style.
> Is there any objection against this ? What's the procedure ?
Ask our translators on kde-i18n-doc at kde.org (and tell them roughly the numbers 
of new/changed strings).
You usually get their approval for breaking the string freeze, you have 
already one ok from the german team.

Burkhard Lück

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