KDE.News: The Killer Kontact
Jun 27, 2003, 17:30 (2 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"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
"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..."