oxygen decoration animations and string freeze exceptions

Hugo Pereira Da Costa hugo at oxygen-icons.org
Fri Mar 5 17:01:13 GMT 2010

On 03/05/2010 09:58 AM, Burkhard Lück wrote:
> 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).
I did: I put the address above in copy, but the mail awaits moderator 
cause I am not subscribed there yet.

> You usually get their approval for breaking the string freeze, you have
> already one ok from the german team.

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