"Once upon a time I used to be closely connected to the KDE
project. I used to read the mailing lists, hang around in the IRC
channel, contribute code and bug reports and generally be a part of
the project. As time has gone on, I have moved onto other things,
and many other people have taken over some of the responsibilities
I had with KDE.
"When I was working on KDE there seemed to be an underlying
healthy competitiveness between KDE and GNOME. This was no doubt
helped by the good relations that the two projects have, and
although the Slashdot rabble often cited one as Good and one as
Krap, or one as Kool and one as Gonads, the two projects rumbled
along and constantly made improvements and progress..."