An user point of view on KDE and the glib issue
mo002j at mail.rochester.edu
Mon Mar 10 16:31:00 GMT 2003
On Sun, 9 Mar 2003, M. Fioretti wrote:
> developer. I have followed, however, the "glib/KDE3" discussion here
> with great interest, and, since in that thread many things have been
> said "in the name of users", I may help to clarify things a little on
> that score, starting from the two statements which I pasted below.
> On Sun, Mar 09, 2003 15:07:08 at 03:07:08PM +0100, Waldo Bastian (bastian at kde.org) wrote:
> > On Sunday 09 March 2003 09:59, Neil Stevens wrote:
> > > On Sunday March 09, 2003 12:42, Stefan Westerfeld wrote:
> > > > ... I think you're
> > > > keeping up the illusion that KDE and GNOME are working on different
> > > > goals. They are not. Thus, this is no valid reason for me.
> > >
> > A part
> > of the KDE userbase may never use non-KDE applications but I think a
> > substantial other part mixes KDE and non-KDE applications. I think that the
> > ability to mix KDE and non-KDE applications when using the KDE environment is
> > a very important feature for KDE that plays a very critical role for its
> > acceptance by users.
> EXACTLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! In the thread I mentioned,
> I have read a lot of heated assertions that C++ is the greatest thing
I'd like to point out that just in the last 2 days at least 3 different
users on IRC have asked for no compromises to KDE's essence.
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