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Re: Are Workspaces the right model?
I cant really make an opinion on kde activities as the last time i used it (briefly) was on 4.5 and over a year has passed and we are at 4.7 so might be a good time to try it out again. As far as i can tell the concept is great and would love to start using something like that, but i just cant leave unity.. ;/
Maybe this other concept / mockup might be similar to "sets" or some of the other points being discussed:
> Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2011 18:43:52 +0100
> From: t_w_@xxxxxxxxxx
> To: ayatana@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Ayatana] Are Workspaces the right model?
> On 11/01/2011 06:18 PM, Omar B. wrote:
> > Isn't the "sets" idea similar to kde-activities ?
> > http://maketecheasier.com/use-kde-plasma-activities/2010/09/01
> > http://lifehacker.com/5668873/use-kde-activities-to-create-different-desktops-for-work-and-personal-use
> From what I understand without trying out the implementation: no.
> Activities are an addition to the workspace concept, not a replacement.
> An Activity seems to resemble what would be a set that may include a
> wallpaper, icons and widgets, but no regular windows.
> With the desktop treated like a window and multiplied, desktop-windows
> could take the roles of Activities. Like having a minimalist
> file-and-widget manager window with wallpaper in each set.
> Thorsten Wilms
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