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technofile: Do you need a license to criticize KDE?

Dec 24, 1999, 15:57 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Al Fasoldt)

"I upset a lot of KDE fans when I wrote that KDE needs better documentation."

"Some of them wrote to tell me to stop being so selfish. Help the project or get lost, some of them said."

"Try telling that to your mother. She finally gives in and lets you install Linux on her PC. She falls in love with Corel WordPerfect for Linux and notices right away that clicking on a WordPerfect document in a KDE folder window gets her nowhere. KDE doesn't know what to do...."

"Linux will succeed on its own merits, whether I help it or not. KDE does not need my comments or my suggestions. This is not a war. We do not need to silence those who want a better cannon. Microsoft is not the enemy."

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