KDE Developer Quits
Jul 04, 2008, 00:00 (28 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"Being grumpy is almost part of the job description for
"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..."