Canonical Staffers Re-State KDE Stance
Feb 04, 2008, 23:30 (7 Talkback[s])
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jriddell's Blog: Why Kubuntu is Good for KDE
"Tsk to marketing types who bring negatives tones to otherwise
peaceful Planets. I like to walk cheerfully over the world so
here's some top reasons why Kubuntu is good for KDE.
- "We'll be the first (out of the release schedules I can find)
to ship KDE 4 on a distro by default. Of course 4.0 is only for a
select audience, so there will be another CD with KDE 3.
- "We are a pure KDE distro, it's the original and best free
desktop and we want to promote it. With some other distros when you
install KDE you find yourself using, say, a non-KDE browser. That
has advantages and disadvantages, but ultimately I think we can
create the best user experience by sticking to one desktop..."
jonobacon@home: Canonical and KDE
"Recently, Aaron Seigo, a good friend of mine and well known KDE
member did an interview with ComputerWorld. In the interview, Aaron
said 'What I find unfortunate is that some companies dig into
technologies. Canonical did not communicate well about long-term
support and therefore neglected 35 percent of their user base. A
user base they routinely neglect, but at KDE we ignore a lot of
"I find this very disappointing, and that we are alleged to
routinely neglect our KDE user base..."