Opinion: Why KDE is People, Not Software

“As the first of several opinion pieces exploring current issues
in KDE, we offer you a video of Aaron Seigo explaining how KDE’s
success as a community producing all kinds of software led to
outgrowing our old name, the “K Desktop Environment”, what KDE
means now and why it matters.

“A little over a year ago, an article was published on the Dot
titled ‘Repositioning the KDE Brand’. The article publicized the
outcome of a process within KDE to make sense of the relationship
between the community and its products, and to reach a durable
solution regarding the terms that should be used to refer to

“Since then, good progress has been made with people
understanding, accepting and using the new terms. Spreading
awareness within and beyond KDE, and increasing the understanding
of how the brands are now used, takes time and continued
communication. This effort is still ongoing.”

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