KDE4.3 beta issues

Brendan mailinglist at endosquid.com
Thu May 28 05:11:13 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 27 May 2009, Terrell Prude' Jr. wrote:
> Derek Broughton wrote:
> > Terrell Prude' Jr. wrote:
> >> Dotan Cohen wrote:
> >>> KDE 4.0 was the release of the stable APIs, not a stable desktop. KDE
> >>> is _not_ a desktop, it is an umbrella name for a lot of technologies.
> >>
> >> yes, KDE *is* a desktop environment.  That's why it's called the K
> >> Desktop Environment (KDE).
> >
> > I believe the keyword there is "environment".  No, KDE is not a "desktop"
> > - it's much more.  As Dotan said, an "umbrella".
> Yeah, that's what Rowan Atkinson said in the movie "Love Actually", too
> ("oh, this is so much more than a bag...!").
> So you actually believe it was OK to release that turd that got called
> KDE 4.0 as "KDE 4.0" and not "KDE 4.0 Alpha"?  Is this really your belief?

Terrell, go back and re-read what most people are saying: KDE 4.0 was not 
meant for end-users. It was marked "Experimental" everywhere. It was a product 
for developers. End of story.

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