KDE 4 review

Kishore kitts.mailinglists at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 03:57:20 BST 2008

On Sunday 15 Jun 2008 3:52:07 am ziklag wrote:
> > KDE 4.0 is not feature complete, and was never intended to be. KDE has
> > no influence over the Fedora team, and they can choose to use whatever
> > software they please. I suggest that you write to the Fedora mailing
> > list concerning your feelings regarding their decision. Note that
> > Fedora is a bleeding edge distro, so their choice of KDE 4 over 3 is
> > logical. You may prefer a less bleeding edge distro such as Ubuntu or
> > Debian.
> Perhaps you KDE folks should have a word or two with the Fedora dudes
> about putting out releases with your ALPHA software making KDE look
> bad?    But, also, seriously, if this is what I can expect in KDE 6 or
> whatever you call it when it's not alpha anymore, then I'm not impressed.
> I liked how it used to look.  It was clean and simple.   I seriously don't
> understand the desire for dancing windows instead of a clean presentation.
> I liked KDE3 save for some bugs.  And I like BeOS/Tracker a LOT.  But,
> this seems like a step in the wrong direction.

I can assure you that kde 4.1 even in its current state in SVN trunk 
(unrelesed and possibly buggy) is way better than the 4.0 release. I now use 
4.1 built from svn for most part as my primary desktop and have seen no real 
need to login to either 4.0 or 3.5.

4.1 is going to rock!
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