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Re: KDE 4.1.2 released... next new feature release will be Jan 09... F8 implications.



On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 10:06 AM, John W. Linville <linville redhat com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 03:05:57PM -0700, Craig White wrote:
>
>> konsole really suffered regressions
>>
>> this used to work real well
>
> No kidding -- is the fact that resizing one konsole resizes every
> subsequent konsole still considered a design feature?  This is on
> my list for 'dumbest decision ever'.  FWIW, by the time I learned
> of this 'feature', the KDE developers had already made it clear in
> their bugzilla that this was done by design.
>
> Sure, I appreciate the notion of "use the same resize code as every
> other app", except that the usage model of konsole is quite different
> from every other app.  You don't typically open (and close and open
> some more) dozens of instances of other applications in one session
> the way many people use konsoles.  And please don't mention tabs or
> profiles -- tabs only work if you want everything the same size and
> can accept limited tiling capabilities, and profiles only work if a)
> you know exactly how you'll be using each konsole when you open it
> and b) you only want every konsole using a given profile to be the
> same size.  How can the konsole developers not see this?  To me,
> this indicates that konsole is being developed by people who either
> don't really use it or who use it differently than most everyone else.
>
> Sorry if this sounds like a rant...
>
> John
> --
> John W. Linville
> linville redhat com


Maybe you need a demonstration with several other users that this use
case is common. I don't use Konsole like this myself, but it sounds
like a fair user of Konsole.


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