[kde-linux] Thought in desperation

Gmail lars.koraeus at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 15:30:00 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 02 December 2009 20:58:08 Esben Mose Hansen wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 December 2009 12:39:02 Gmail wrote:
> > So do we have a new generation of people working and the old one have
> >  quited? Even the good English from KDE 3.5 are changed to, well I don't
> >  know. New standard seems also to be advocated. What is Mib and kib?
> It is what some people /mean/ with kb and Mb, or whatever variant they use.
> kib=1024 bytes, Mib = 1024 kib = 1048576 bytes. From school you might know
> that kb is 1000 bytes, and Mb= 1000000 bytes. The new prefixes are meant to
>  end that confusion, which is getting more and more important with bigger
>  capacities (Gib = 1073741824 bytes or 7% bigger than Gb, Tib =
>  1099511627776 or 10% bigger than a Tb).
> As for the rest: You need to ask specifics. Some of your email I cannot
> understand ("You only get quicker to a hang up"), and some are just non-
> sensical "Some things are really good but a lot of useless eye candy spoils
> everything." --- huh? How can eye candy (that you can turn off, too) spoil
> anything? Eye candy is suppose to be unobtrusive at worst, and help at
>  best. So if some eye candy is not, the devs would likely want to hear
>  about it.
> And so on and so forth.
Yes this is one example on what I did mean.
Since when did KDE developer get the commission to reform the SI system.
Why not focusing on essentials.

Yes I know that KDE more and more are for those that use the computer for fun.


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