Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Apr 2011 22:13 UTC
KDE New open source projects have been launched by KDE developers aimed at bringing a consistent user interface across a varied of touch screen interfaces like tablets and entertainment devices and take data integration to a new level. The new Plasma Active and Contour projects were developed to offer a new user experience for tablets, smartphones and set top boxes.
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RE[5]: About time
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 14th Apr 2011 15:25 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: About time"
Bill Shooter of Bul
Member since:
2006-07-14

So the project that was forked by Apple to create a web their own web browser ... was not designed to be a web browser?

There is a difference between not being designed for something, and simply not being very good at something. Sometimes they are correlated, sometimes not. If A hammer breaks while trying to pound in a nail, you don't point at the nail remover on the other side and claim it wasn't designed to be a hammer.

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RE[6]: About time
by RichterKuato on Thu 14th Apr 2011 15:49 in reply to "RE[5]: About time"
RichterKuato Member since:
2010-05-14

You're talking about the back-end. I'm talking about the User Interface. It clearly fares better as a File Manager.

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RE[7]: About time
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 14th Apr 2011 16:47 in reply to "RE[6]: About time"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Its a kde app, it can be configured to look however you want. The up button is removable ( in five clicks of the mouse ) . Is there anything else that you would remove or change to its interface so that it would be more "designed to be a web browser" and less "designed to be a file manager" ?

Sort of reminds me how a 3.5 mm audio male/male plug in the ipod/iphone secion costs $16.00, but in the general av section its $5.00.

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