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KDE.org: The People Behind KDE: Wolfram Diestel

Jan 24, 2001, 05:36 (0 Talkback[s])
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"What is your role within KDE?"

"Primarily, I'm a KDE user who uses two non ASCII languages, German and Esperanto, and so really needs Unicode. That's why from time to time I complain a little bit about lacking of user Unicode support in KDE. But there is much improvement between KDE 2.0 and KDE 2.1 in this field. Ok and I'm translating KDE to Esperanto. Thus I'm playing an extra role."

"How and when did you get involved in KDE?"

"Around the releasing time of KDE 1.0 there was an article in a computer magazin, which mentioned that KDE is translated into many languages, and that they are planning more languages, among them Esperanto. So I tried to find out, who would make this translation and got an email address, but this man didn't respond to my mail. Thus I tried to make such a translation by myself to fulfil their prophecy :) That time, I couldn't know that some months later there would be so many applications with thousands of messages...."

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