Why KDE?

Jannik Lindquist janniklindquist at moseand.com
Fri Jun 14 09:49:20 BST 2002

CiAsA S'Nuey Boark wrote:

> On Friday 14 June 2002 07:38 am, Jannik Lindquist wrote:
>>I am new to Linux and puzzled by the fact that there are no less than
>>two different ambitious desktops available. If I have understood
>>correctly, GNOME is the oldest of the two projects. Why was KDE created
>>when GNOME was already there? After all one of KDE's core tenets is:
>>* Use available tools rather than reinventing existing ones!
> your pretty misinformed there.  KDE was the first of the two desktop 
> environments. As a short (probably misinformed also) explanation:

Thank you *very much*. Extremely interesting!

> 	keep in mind that this is all comming straight from memory here.  It would be 
> better to do a google search and see what you get.

I certainly will.

> a little more info on the legalities at:
> http://www.debian.org/News/1998/19981008

Once again: Thank you very much!

Jannik Lindquist

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