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LinuxPlanet: From the Desktop: Q Stands For QVWM and Quality Sarcasm

Jan 02, 2001, 13:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"According to the QVQM Web site, the name actually comes from a play on some non-English characters. The English 'Q' stands for '9,' which has the same pronunciation in Japanese, and 'V' for '5,' as in the Roman numeral."

"The developers intended this window manager to bridge the gap for Windows users to use X, and for diehard X users to get used to Windows. (Like this is a hard transition.)"

"Still, the first idea is not a bad one, and if you have to mimic Windows, you might as well do it right."

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