KDE 4 review

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sat Jun 14 17:58:36 BST 2008

On Saturday 14 June 2008 17:26:17 John wrote:
> On Saturday 14 June 2008 17:17:36 ziklag wrote:
> > I wrote a long nasty letter about how bad KDE4 was, but then it got back
> > at me by deleting my letter.   What was that?  Yet ANOTHER KDE bug?
> > How could that be?   KDE4 is ALPHA quality at best.   FC9?  Who's running
> > the insane asylum?   So many bugs, so few excuses....
> >
> > I'm off to try to track down that temp file that contained my original
> > post. Maybe I'll find it after work today and will ATTEMPT to post it
> > again.
> >
> > Linux really seems to be for L(users) if FC9/KDE4 is the latest and
> > greatest.
> >
> > ziklag at inbox.com
> Rather than slate it you should realise that it's very beta at the moment.
> It will be a lot less so when 4.1 final is released. This the way that KDE
> goes. They need users and bug reports to fix it. Unlike windows they don't
> have heaven knows how many people looking at and testing code.
> If you want to use KDE and don't want the possibility of significant bugs
> you should be using 3.5.7 and not 64bit either.
You should also remember that Fedora is, by its very nature, bleeding-edge.  
No excuses are needed for what they did.  They gave ample warning of the 
situation.  Maybe you didn't bother to read before installing?


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