Re: control-center 2.13.90 released

On Wed, 2006-02-01 at 17:49 +0000, Alan Horkan wrote:
> > From: Davyd Madeley <davyd madeley id au>
> > At this stage in the game, I think we should look at doing three
> > things:
> >  (1) reverting the UI change, it is a bandaid fix to a deeper
> >      problem;
> If the hope is to change it back when things get faster then this current
> change is inflicting unnecessary software churn on users.
> As I'm on older crappy hardware I guess I should sit out this release
> cycle entirely as an even slower Gnome would probably kill it.
> >  (2) shipping GNOME 2.14 with gtk-engines 2.6, leaving people who
> >      giving us more time to optimise gtk-engines/cairo/X
> I expect this would be unpopular with developers (especialy dobey).
> How many developers have really crappy hardware?  (ie > 3 years old)

Developers be damned.  Let's take care of our users.

Whizbang flashiness is great, but if we can't deliver
it quickly on moderate hardware, then it needs to sit
on the sidelines until we can.  My machine is around
two years old.  It is not a crappy machine.  I had to
go back to an old gtk-engines because I just couldn't
handle it anymore.


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