Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 12th Jan 2009 22:51 UTC
KDE When KDE 4.0 was first released, it was met with quite some criticism. Even though people saw the huge potential, the lack of functionality and stability, as well as quite a few bugs detracted from the experience. The KDE developers continued to work on implementing their relatively radical vision, and with the release of KDE 4.2 creeping ever closer, it seems they're well on their way.
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_txf_
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2008-03-17

You might not like it, but Novell (the original author back in the kde3 days) did a usability study and found most users preferred kickoff to k-menu. People are always carping on how kde has bad usability.

If you're so for usability, then perhaps listen to what the usability experts say on this one, right?

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_txf_ Member since:
2008-03-17

making it usable is part of the plan to get to those 5%.

Basically here you have a double standard. You want usability from oxygen, but not from the program launcher?

You are losing all credibility with regards to your previous usability arguments (not that you had much to begin with).

You seem to belong to the sect of people that cry "this isn't usable" when you don't like the way something has been done, but completely ignore usability when it suits you.

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