Making KDE software the #1 choice for research and academia

Tomaz Canabrava tcanabrava at
Wed Oct 4 08:22:41 UTC 2017

I really like that idea.

On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 1:53 AM, Thomas Pfeiffer <thomas.pfeiffer at>

> Dear KDE Edu, RKward and Kile communities,
> I'm writing to you directly in case some of you might not follow the
> kde-community mailing list or Planet KDE regularly:
> In mid-August, after Akademy, KDE started a process to set goals for the
> community to focus on over the next 3-4 years [1].
> Since then, we've been collecting proposals for such goals, and one
> proposal I
> sent in was "Making KDE software the #1 choice for research and academia"
> [2].
> I know that KDE has a lot of great software to offer for research and
> academia, but in my opinion currently we're not as present there as we
> should
> be.
> That's why I'd like KDE as a community to strengthen our ties to
> institutions
> and organizations in that field, and make our software even better through
> communication and collaboration with them (and possibly even funding from
> them).
> More details can be found in the Phabricator ticket [2].
> If you think this is a worthy goal to pursue, I'd be happy if you could
> join
> the discussion on the ticket, and ideally add yourself to the "I am
> willing to
> put work into this" section of the description.
> Thank you,
> Thomas
> [1]
> set-some-goals/
> [2]
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