Shipping a cursor theme with KDE

Thomas Zander zander at
Fri Dec 28 19:36:16 CET 2007

On Friday 28 December 2007 00:55:14 Riccardo Iaconelli wrote:
> > [*] And you're having a very relaxed definition IMHO, cursor theme
> > have a special treatment and can ruin user experience.
> See above.
> Still, maybe it's me, but I don't really get your point.
> For what I understand, the practical reason for deadlines (apart for
> translations) is to avoid regression before a release, and be sure to
> have a consistent and finished product.

No, thats not the only reason. There is a psychological reason to it as 
See the first mail on kde-core-devel with subject 'release mode'.

> Oh, and about the "sends the wrong signal to people" this is not true,
> at least from how I understant this theme. Because I do think that this
> is not really a new feature,
You hit one of the psychological issues exactly on the head here :)
It may look like a new feature to some, it may not.  So there should be a 
clear line and something that is very predictable to everyone using svn 
and not open to interpretation.

I'm kinda in agreement on the not-for-this-release part.  But the main 
reason for writing this mail was to strengthen the reasons also given by 

Thomas Zander
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