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Unnecessary changes

From: Math Random <random0xff_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2008 13:54:56 +0200

After updating to 1.5 I was unpleasantly surprised by the new 'visuals'.

The overlay icons are now just a blur. There was nothing wrong with the old
ones, why the change?
The icons for line endings in WinMerge are distracting, really distracting.
The background images in some of the dialogs are also distracting. They
don't add value, because the dialogs are distinguishable.

To make this constructive I have some tips for the next version:

Make it so that users can import overlay icon sets, and make the 1.4 set
available and included in the default installation.
Make the whitespace (end of line) display actual characters instead of using
images, so we can at least change the color.
Don't spend too much time working on frivolous updates (icons, background
and other graphics like a raindrop effect on the banner in the about box)
because your target audience is not helped by that.

Otherwise, great program, thanks for the effort!

Received on 2008-09-01 14:04:17 CEST

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