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KDE.News: The Killer Kontact

Jun 27, 2003, 17:30 (2 Talkback[s])


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"Success with KDE is a very important thing, as I see it. 'Killer App' for me conveys the idea that KDE has 'made it' into the real world where people can use it as a tool to actually facilitate every day functions.

"One of the huge reasons I switched from Microsoft to Linux around a year ago was because Outlook was eating all of my mail. This would happen on average every three to six months, and there was simply nothing that I could do about it. The classic 'format and reinstall' solution had become such a feared process for me that I simply didn't want to have anything to do with computers any longer.

"Then, Linux came into my life. Linux, KDE, and KMail to run it on. Three things which ultimately converted me from wanting to throw my computer off of the Empire State Building in slow motion for a Dave Letterman video, to never wanting to leave my computer because I actually use it productively all the time without fear of ever losing my data again..."

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