Why KDE4 is called KDE?

Lydia Pintscher lydia at kde.org
Wed Dec 9 08:26:09 GMT 2009

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 06:33, Draciron Smith <draciron at gmail.com> wrote:
> It is common to fork a project when such "control" conflicts with a
> large group of people's wishes. Sometimes the forked version dies off,
> sometimes the two merge back and sometimes the origional branch dies.
> Sometimes both keep on going and morph into very different
> applications. Happens all the time and I see a fork coming in KDE.
> There is enough revulsion for KDE 4 in the hard core KDE base too
> warrant a fork. Whether the fork can attract enough coders to keep it
> viable will be the question. Another question is which way existing
> KDE developers will go. Not all of them can be happy with this
> abomination called KDE 4. Starting to make XFCE look good.

I don't know in which world you are living but this is simply not
true. (I'm not even gonna comment on the rest of your email.)

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