Why KDE4 is called KDE?

Thierry de Coulon tcoulon at decoulon.ch
Tue Dec 8 20:36:28 GMT 2009

On Tuesday 08 December 2009, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Tuesday 08 December 2009 15:20:28 Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > > - if you produce commercial software, and no one uses it, you don't get
> > >  money, so you have to listen to your users if they are unsatisfied.
> Interesting.  The truth is that on several occasions I've found that FOSS
> software either didn't do exactly what I need, or that I could not find the
> information to allow me to do what I need.  The thing that really knocked
> me for a six was the first time I wrote to a developer, asking for help,
> and he answered, and kept answering until I was using his application
> correctly and we were both satisfied.  This has happened more than once
> since then.
> Have you ever tried to do that with a "commercial software" package?
> Anne

Hello again,

Yes, I did, but I must admit these were small programs (I remember a scanner 
program). But I grant you this is certainly the rule.


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