Why KDE4 is called KDE?

Kishore kitts.mailinglists at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 05:04:09 GMT 2009

On Tuesday 08 Dec 2009 12:10:20 am Duncan wrote:
> Istvan Gabor posted on Mon, 07 Dec 2009 18:04:53 +0100 as excerpted:
> > I would like to ask KDE4 developers, on what bases do they call KDE4
> > KDE.
> 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 Software Compilation (not collection)
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