KGamma by default?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Oct 13 12:00:47 UTC 2011


On Thursday, October 13, 2011 07:32:43 am Harald Sitter wrote:
> Hullos,
> 
> with 11.10 just around the corner here is a proposal for 12.04
> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kubuntu-meta/+bug/645833
> 
> since many laptops come with crappy gamma setups apparently (can we
> get actual data on that?)  and free drivers have no utils to provide
> gamma adjustment capabilities to the user it seems worthwhile to
> include kgamma on the CD
> 
> I personally think that the rationale makes kgamma a workaround for
> crappy hardware and it seems a bad idea to include software to work
> around breakage for a longer period of time.
> 
> opionions?
> figh! :P

I think very few people are so into exact color representations that those who 
want it can install it.  The vase majority of our user base won't care (myself 
included).

Scott K



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