[kde-community] Why were there no talks about Ubuntu Mobile at Akademy?

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Fri Aug 16 22:12:37 UTC 2013


On Friday 16 August 2013 18:51:37 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Friday, August 16, 2013 10:49:26 Jos Poortvliet wrote:
> > - Our marketing efforts of "KDE is people" has backfired, Canonical now
> > thinks KDE = Aaron and Aaron = KDE ;-)
> 
> That’s an incorrect conclusion, I fear. Canonical’s viewpoint that I somehow
> steer all of KDE as some sort of benevolent dictator has nothing to do with
> our marketing of “KDE is people”. I won’t get into the why’s and how’s of
> that, but trust me: they are unrelated.
> 
> I don’t want one company having arrived at the wrong conclusions some time
> ago impacting what has been a very successful campaign that is not related
> to that.

Sorry, the first part (connecting to our marketing efforts) of this conclusion 
really was meant as a joke - I agree with you that there is no relation :D

> > I think Aaron already made clear that he would be happy to work on sharing
> > as much as possible with the Plasma efforts he's involved in and kick folk
> > around him to do the same.
> 
> No kicking is necessary; everyone in Plasma feels this way. That’s why we
> have routinely invited people from other projects (inc Canonical, btw) to
> Tokamaks, why we have reached out to them on the QML and other Qt mailing
> lists, why we implemented the units API, why KWin devs have been talking
> with RazorQt, why when we looked at a KDM replacement we invited Canonical
> (who showed up and participated very positively) as well as RazorQt, Hawaii
> and others.
> > I just make the wild bet that the Frameworks
> > folk are perfectly
> 
> You win the bet. That’s one of the core motivators behind the Frameworks
> effort.
Yay. Can I get a cookie? :P
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