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KDE Developer Quits

Jul 04, 2008, 00:00 (28 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Being grumpy is almost part of the job description for developers.

"Recently though several KDE developers came right out and asked, 'Does KDE even need (certain) users?' While, Troy Unrau, a KDE developer and perhaps best known as the author of stories for KDE News, opened this can of worm by saying 'This is a rant,' it was soon taken in earnest. Unrau's opinion was quickly seconded by another KDE developer, Jason Harris, who said, 'KDE, like many other open-source projects, doesn't really need users at all, whether they are poisonous or not.' Instead, both Unrau and Harris wanted to see KDE get more developers..."

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