Re: [opensuse] kde3 is gone... for 11.2
- From: Thierry de Coulon <tcoulon@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 22:05:04 +0200
On Friday 17 April 2009, Rajko M. wrote:
KDE 4 is the first Free desktop environment to make use of advanced
features such as compositing, alpha blending and scalable graphics at the
core of the desktop, as opposed to only using a compositing window
It is not eye candy, it is just the way to use computer efficiently, not
as i386 and xyVGA graphic, with higher clock rate.
Can you explain me why xyVGA graphic is less efficient than alpha blending and
scalable graphics? For what use?
I remember some years ago MS Office required a 3D graphic card to display
the "paper clip" graphics that were the on-screen help... Was
I've used KDE 4. Boxes and messages fade in and out (slowly), many things are
somewhat "animated", alt-tab displays in 3D. OK. But where have I more
efficiency than when my messages just pop in and out, or alt-tab displays a
list of my windows? Scalable icons are nice, but as you can't put them on the
desktop and I anyway would like the panel to be only smaller, what use?
Yes, I can imagine cases where all this is usefull. It's not to me (or I have
not yet undestood how) and I don't like it being forced on me.
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