Happy 20th Birthday, KDE!

Cornelius Schumacher schumacher at kde.org
Fri Oct 14 14:45:22 UTC 2016

On Friday 14 October 2016 10:47:56 Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> Today is KDE's 20th birthday. I'm proud of all the things we've
> achieved since Matthias sent his announcement email 20 years ago
> today. I've written a short text for the dot here:
> https://dot.kde.org/2016/10/14/happy-20th-birthday-kde I'd love to see
> many personal reflections from all of you on PlanetKDE.

Mine is here:


> I want to take the time to ask us all 2 questions: What are you most
> proud of in KDE? What are you most excited about in KDE right now?

I'm most proud of having achieved the goal of having a free software desktop I 
(and many others) can use every day for my personal and professional life. I 
usually don't compile my desktop myself anymore, but it feels so good to be 
able to do so.

I'm most excited about all the fresh contributors joining the community. 
Students who come through the summer of code, projects like the amazing 
WikiToLearn, or new people wherever they come from. KDE is an amazing 

Cornelius Schumacher <schumacher at kde.org>

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