bobcollard wrote:No offense, I just hope you sent the same thing along to KDE as you posted here. If not, here is their Forum URL:
http://forum.kde.org/index.php?sid=92f2 ... 33767ed114
schrodinger's cat wrote:Now, this is a very interesting statement. If KDE4 is truly only intended for the "ordinary user" (whatever that is), and KDE3 is no longer available, then KDE has effectively removed themselves from consideration as a viable workplace desktop. This seems a bit contrary to all the efforts by Linux supporters to convince people that Linux is every bit the equal to that "other" system.
schrodinger's cat wrote:Among the changes in KAddressBook 4.4 that I noticed in my very brief examination are these "improvements":
No categories, so no way to identify different types of contacts.
No filters, so no way to isolate different types of contacts.
schrodinger's cat wrote:No views, so no way to create customized contact lists.
schrodinger's cat wrote:No search function as far as I could tell.
schrodinger's cat wrote:Import options limited to vCard, CSV, LDIF, LDAP, and GMX.
schrodinger's cat wrote:Can not edit a contact by selecting it and hitting "Enter".
schrodinger's cat wrote:Panel for listing address books is a complete waste of space.
schrodinger's cat wrote:A deal breaker for me is that, without views, I could not create a list with separate columns for Given Name and Family Name, and thus would not be able to sort by last name unless I individually edited every contact to change the display name from "John Smith" to "Smith John". I would have to edit over 600 contacts one at a time to do this.
schrodinger's cat wrote:For me, KDE has taken a major step backwards with this new stripped down address book. I have already switched from Dolphin to Krusader as my file manager because of
schrodinger's cat wrote:I'm beginning to wonder if all KDE developers are 20 year old students working out of their dorm rooms who have never held a real job, or suffered from any infirmity.
schrodinger's cat wrote: then I will be saying goodbye to KDE, which now seems to want to cater more to the zealous video gamer than the business person. Wiggly windows instead of productivity? Not for me, thanks.
bobcollard wrote:Is it hot in here, or is it just me?
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