Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at snafu.de
Sun Jul 23 15:00:23 BST 2006

On Sunday 23 July 2006 02:51, Robert Knight wrote:
> Hi,
> I think it is not a good idea to judge the usefulness of a program
> purely on when someone last committed to it - KEdit hasn't received
> any attention because there is basically nothing to maintain.  It
> consists of a text editing widget, a toolbar and a menu.

> I suspect up in Redmond it has been years since Notepad was seriously
> modified at all, but it still serves a useful purpose on the Windows
> desktop - people need somewhere to quickly jot notes or copy and paste
> a few blocks of text.

Yes and no, Notepad was "replaced" by Wordpad, which is a mini-MS-Word.

In this thread, we are talking about KEdit, where the replacement is KWrite, 
which is a mini-Kate, not a mini-KWord.

> I'm really don't mind *how* KDE 4 satisfies that particular need, just
> that it does.
> Regards,
> Robert.

Have a nice day!


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