GMOME, KDE Developers' Open Statement on XFree86

Vadim Plessky vplessky at
Sat Mar 29 21:11:04 GMT 2003

On Tuesday 25 March 2003 10:12, Daniel Stone wrote:
|  On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 03:29:55AM +0100, Kurt Pfeifle scrawled:
|  > Also, I think a statement like the above was even appropriate if the
|  > direct invitation hadn't been issued. What would you do if there *was* a
|  > fork in XFree86? You'd possibly have to *decide* (instead of just
|  > comment) -- decide which one of the forks you'd start to support first
|  > (even if you wanted to support both in the end)... You'll be forced to
|  > *decide* something about the mess (or the chance, depending on your
|  > point of view): in other words, you'd "get your hands dirty" and
|  > "interfere in other project's politics", as you see it....
|  My decision has been made. KDE cannot make a decision until anything
|  happens, so making a statement saying "we don't know what's going on,
|  and can't make a decision until we do", is dumb.

If we want new features for KDE being added (at XFree86 level) - we need to 
influence Xfree86 development. I don't see another option.


Best Regards,

Vadim Plessky
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