Echo future

Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek jakub.rusinek at
Wed Feb 6 16:32:13 UTC 2008

Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Kelly Miller wrote:
>> Go and tell that to the people who run KDE and use Firefox and/or
>> Thunderbird as their main browser/email client. I guess they'd rather
>> have their principle programs stick out like sore thumbs.
>> Can I predict that you run Gnome as your main desktop? I've noticed
>> that this sort of attitude seems to come from Gnome-centric people who
>> feel that having anything Qt-related on their system is a corruption
>> of FLOSS, and ignore anyone who tries to run both at the same time.
> Is not a corruption of FLOSS, is a break of the visual consistency, an
> unneeded waste of resources (have in RAM the supporting libraries for
> both toolkits) and and an awful increase in the startup speed of the
> apps using the *other* toolkit.

Not only the resources, Nicu.

Think about Martin's Sourada and others work - they're doing what they 
can to make Echo both-compatible.

@Kelly: tell me, why XFCE can use GNOME's icon themes with success and 
KDE cannot?

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