Figures in manual
tcanabrava at kde.org
Tue Dec 24 08:30:31 UTC 2013
On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 2:26 PM, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-12-24 at 18:18 +0200, Willem Ferguson wrote:
> > On 24/12/2013 17:11, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2013-12-24 at 09:53 +0200, Willem Ferguson wrote:
> > >> It is much better if the image of the main Suburface screen also shows
> > >> the main menu. Prev image did not show that. This does.
> > > I am sorely tempted to replace all of the Ubuntu screenshots with
> > > something from a KDE desktop (which will likely give us the best look
> > > and feel). Having the menu ABOVE the window border just looks weird.
> > A few years ago I was involved with Amarok, pretty good audio/music play
> > and management software that I still use. But in a certain sense this
> > was everything that open source software should NOT be about: a
> > religious belief in KDE and a total rejection of Gnome, and a split into
> > 2 separate programs, currently named Amarok and Clementine because of
> > disagreement in the Amarok community. So my personal experience with KDE
> > has been rather negative.
> There are lots of examples for bad behavior between "competing"
> > If I do it in Gnome, would it be ok? I m not likely to get it done in
> > time for 4.01, partly because I will be out of town for the majority of
> > the next 3 weeks. Its not just a matter of cut and paste. Quite a few
> > need editing or adjustment in Gimp to get the contrast right or to see
> > that the frames are delineated absolutely correctly and also in several
> > cases 2 or 3 images need to be merged into one single image. So I plan
> > to do the figures while I am on travels but I will only submit them
> > around Jan 23rd. Does this sound ok?
> Certainly. And yes, Gnome is fine. That's what I use :-)
> I simply went by the fact that a Qt application is likely to look best
> under KDE.
And you do use gnome. :)
But, my particular opinion as a KDE user:
I prefer the gnome look'n feel. really.
In all talks that I do I state that if KDE had the gnome designers, that
would do a killer Desktop Enviroment.
W, sorry for having a bad time with KDE, not all projects inside the KDE
umbrella are equal, and there's very good examples on that. Amarok was a
damn good project, but when the fighting started, I switched to Tomahawk /
> I have taken the picture that you submitted and for 4.0.1 we'll use
> things as they are, otherwise.
> > > Mac and Ubuntu do it this way, Windows and all other Linux do it the
> > > more traditional way (which reduces mouse movement unless you are in
> > > full screen, anyway).
> > >
> > > But then again - you are doing a great job with the manual, so I don't
> > > think messing with that would be a smart move on my part...
> > >
> > > So any chance you'd be interested in installing openSUSE in a VM and do
> > > the screenshots there?
> > >
> > > :-)
> > >
> > > /D
> > >
> > >
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