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From: Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 20:22:18
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME by Alex Alexander
Alex Alexander wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 21:42, Zeerak Waseem <zeerak.w@×××××.com> wrote: > >> having to choose a profile, gives less time for the wavering user >> > > Why all the fuss? No-one said we're removing the plain "desktop" > profile, we're simply adding *more* options. > > If you want generic DE options pre-enabled, choose the desktop profile. > If you *know* you only need KDE as your DE, choose KDE, > If you *know* you only need GNOME as your DE, choose GNOME, > If you need both or can't decide, either choose Desktop and add the > USE flags yourself or use both profiles together. > > Beats enabling default USE flags without asking you :) > >
+1. This is adding options not taking away. I like this idea since you can still do it the old way with no problems at all. Plus this will make my USE line shorter. It has to help a little at least. Dale :-) :-)