Dominik Haumann dhdev at gmx.de
Tue Jul 25 09:13:31 BST 2006

On Monday 24 July 2006 17:09, mwoehlke wrote:
> Dominik Haumann wrote:
> > On Friday 21 July 2006 16:33, Robert Knight wrote:
> >> On a side note, what is the difference between KWrite and Kate?  Or in
> >> other words, when would I want to use KWrite instead of Kate?
> >
> > Yes, I also remember the idea of removing kwrite in favour of kate.
> > Don't know what came out of discussions, though.
> Isn't KWrite more light-weight (basically just a window frame wrapped
> around a KATE-part)?
> Personally I never cared for KATE (the application); it seems like a
> KDevelop-wannabe, whereas I'm usually looking for 'just a text editor'.
> I use KWrite (and KDevelop, which is using KATE-part) all the time. The
> only time I ever used KATE was on a computer that didn't have KDevelop.
> Given that it *is* basically nothing but a KATE-part container, is there
> really much overhead in maintaining KWrite?

Maintaining never was a problem iirc ;) But we often had the discussions 
about three text editors in the K-menu, whereas one would already be 


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