Why KDE4 is called KDE?

Lydia Pintscher lydia at kde.org
Mon Dec 7 18:47:02 GMT 2009

On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 19:40, Duncan <1i5t5.duncan at cox.net> wrote:
> As a matter of fact... the name /did/ officially change, recently.  While
> before, KDE stood for K Desktop Environment, now, KDE (the initials
> apparently standing for nothing in particular) is the platform, and the
> KDE Software Collection (that is KDE SC or KDE-SC, I'm not sure what the
> official abbreviated form is) is the new term for what was formerly
> referred to as KDE.

KDE SC is the proper abbreviation.


Lydia Pintscher
Amarok community manager
kde.org - amarok.kde.org - kubuntu.org
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