[Kde-pim] Re: Preannounce: Kroupware Project started

Matthias Kalle Dalheimer kalle at klaralvdalens-datakonsult.se
Wed Sep 11 12:16:31 BST 2002

On Wednesday 11 September 2002 12.40, Don Sanders wrote:
> > No offense taken. Actually, we expect Kroupware to be a short-lived
> > name, which is why we didn't spend much time on searching for a
> > better one. It is the name of the current project and thus is
> > likely to die once the project has been completed
> > (administration-wise). The server has the working title Kolab, and
> > the clients already have names: KMail and KOrganizer. There might
> > be a need for common name for the integration of both, and
> > Koalition has been proposed for this, but we have postponed this
> > for now. (Kaplan, danimo's and mhk's work on integrating KMail and
> > KOrganizer, might be another namegiving candidate.)
> Ok. Yes we shouldn't forget the Kaplan guys. I do apologize to them
> but I've been too busy to look at their project. But I plan to make
> KMainWin a KPart very soon, and hopefully they'll like that. I will
> definitely send a patch of that to khz also, and listen to any feed
> back he gives me very carefully.
> BTW about the name Kontact, the main problem with it is that the
> domain Kontact.org is taken by someone who is asking quite a lot of
> money for it. But I negotiated it down a bit to $US333 and have made
> a payment to buy the name, hopefully ownership rights will be
> transferred to me soon.
> In which case in a sign of good will you a free to have the name, just
> ask for it and I will transfer ownership to you (for free).
> But if you want it please tell me sooner rather than later as
> otherwise I might use it myself :-)

Sounds definitely interesting. Bernhard?


Matthias Kalle Dalheimer
Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB
Platform-independent software solutions

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