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dot.KDE: Matthias Ettrich Talks about KDE and aKademy

Aug 09, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Chance)

[ Thanks to Torsten Rahn for this link. ]

"Q: We all know you as the founder of KDE, but what is your current role in the project?

"Matthias Ettrich: Today I am very much focused on KDE's underlying technology, the Qt toolkit. This pretty much is a full-time job, so I'm no longer feeling bad about not actively contributing code to other parts of KDE anymore. When you take a step back and recognize how much the KDE team achieves in relation to its financial backup and the number of developers, you'll clearly see how important a solid foundation is. We are an insanely productive development community, and we achieve that by layering our software stack and investing into the foundation, instead of constantly reinventing the wheel..."

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