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KDE.nl: Matthias Ettrich [Interview]

Feb 25, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"- What is still missing badly in KDE?

"There is always things that can and should be added to the development platform. In terms of the desktop itself, Mac-like expose would be high on my wishlist. To do this properly, one needs Keith's new X-Server, though.

"- A hot item at the moment is software integration, what's your opinion about that subject with regard to KDE?

"I'm all in favour and I'm glad work is being done. We must think of applications as being GNU/Linux applications rather than splitting the communities. If someone releases KFoo, I want the community to enjoy the new software rather than screaming for somebody to make a conceptual fork and call it GFoo. And vice versa. Technically, there is no reason why e.g. the Gimp couldn't be used as a component in a KDE applications like KOffice..."

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