When World War I was over, millions had died and large parts of
southern Belgium and Northern France had been turned into a a grim
wasteland. World War II didn't prove to be much better. Japan had
suffered two nuclear bombs and some of the most beautiful European
cities were gone. Millions had died. It is easy to blame the
Germans or the Japanese, but it is only now that we are willing to
listen to the stories ordinary civilians of these countries have to
tell. No life was left untouched.
"In the aftermath of the recent KDE-Gnome war I have spent
several hours writing articles I never intended to write. If I had
wanted to write about the KDE-Gnome controversy, I would have done
so long ago..."