A note on Kubuntu 8.04 beta version (KDE4)

claydoh claydoh at midmaine.com
Tue Apr 8 15:17:03 UTC 2008

On Tue April 8 2008 11:08:20 am Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 08/04/2008, Paul Lemmons <paul at lemmons.name> wrote:
> > You don't have to have a technical, logical, black and white reason for
> >  liking or disliking something. Sometimes you just do or don't. I like
> >  Dolphin just fine. Don't ask me _why_ I like it. I just do and prefer it
> >  over Konkeror.
> People are asking why you like it so that they can help create better
> software.

I disagree. I think most of the complainers simply don't like it, don't want 
it and are not really interested in improving it, and want their preference 
to be the standard. At least thats the tone I am getting here from the 

> >  It is kinda like broccoli and spinach. I like them both but I like
> >  broccoli better. I have no idea why and it would be pointless to argue
> >  the fact.
> Nobody is arguing. We are trying to find out the good and the bad
> characteristics of different file managers to make better software. If
> you can mention what you like, then those features can be implemented
> in other FOSS software. If you mention what you don't like, then those
> features can be removed.

In this case, while the concept is valid, in terms of this list I must repeat 
my statement above. And I do think there is arguing, at least on one side. 
The Dolphin fans so far are not calling for the removal of Konnqueror (or at 
least its non-webbrowsing components) 

> Dotan Cohen
> http://what-is-what.com
> http://gibberish.co.il
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> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

Clay Weber

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