Frank Van Damme <email@example.com> writes: > On Tuesday 11 March 2003 23:36, perlcgi2000 wrote: >> Hi, >> >> >> I'm doing some research into the usability of KDE. >> >> Hopefully the results can be fed into the KDE >> Usability project (http://usability.kde.org) and help >> improve future versions of KDE. >> >> The survey only takes 5 minutes to fill out and can be >> found at http://126.96.36.199/cgi-bin/kdesurvey.pl >> >> >> Thanks for your help :-) > > Filled it in with all pleasure, and, since you're asking my opinion anyway, > the useability of kde has little to do with menu structures of > user-friendlyness, at which it is way ahead of all the others. It has more to > do with kde's major disease: obesity. I don't know if this has to do with > c++, gcc, qt or kde, but there's room for improvement there. To the majority > of students I know, Kde has not become a viable alternative to their revamped > dos shell because of it. You know it would be REALLY impressive if I could > demonstrate kde on a p100 with just 32 megs ram! Everyone would just JUMP on > Debian ;-) Then show them a light window manager, like wmaker or blackbox (and friends). Having KDE be usable on extremely low-end hardware just isn't a design goal of KDE. -- I had no feelings about it. It was aloof and licked itself too much. Like my cat Mr. Trotsky.
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