Is the end of KOffice the end of KDE?
Dec 07, 2010, 17:04 (5 Talkback[s])
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"Here's some interesting news: KOffice, as a brand
name, no longer exists. And with that change, I can't help but
wonder if we are soon going to be looking at the end of the KDE
name, as well.
"It seems that the KDE community has decided to rename the
KOffice project to the Calligra Suite project, as well as all the
names of the individual applications within KOffice. So, KWord
becomes Words, KSpread becomes Tables, and so forth. There's a
table on the Calligra suite announcement that lists all of the
"Some might wonder why the KOffice brand got a revamp,
especially to a brand that unfortunately comes rather close to the
popular name for a certain First Century Roman emperor. (Seriously,
am I the only one who had this pop into their head?)"