[kde-linux] Unpopulated Control-Center window

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Wed Dec 2 19:54:43 UTC 2009

Pablo Sanchez wrote:
> [ Comments below, in line ]
> On Wednesday 02 December 2009 at 2:36 pm, david penned
> about "Re: [kde-linux] Unpopulated Control-Center window"
>> I hate eye candy. 99% of it is useless fluff. I turn all of it off
>> that I can in every OS I use.
>> Programming time is a finite resource. Every minute wasted creating
>> and debugging eye candy is a minute taken from making applications
>> more useful, efficient and stable.
> While I am in the no-eye-candy-for-this-old-man group, I think having
> some available for users is important.

Which KDE3 already did.

> Plus I think from a
> developer's perspective, it's kinda fun.  If a project isn't fun for a
> developer, they'll leave and that's of course very bad for the old
> `resource bucket'  :)

Programmers who aren't interested in improving a program aren't the ones 
who should be working on it. If their idea of improving it is to add eye 
candy, go get a job with MS writing eye candy. I hear Clippie is badly 
in need of a new wardrobe.

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