What's the official status of 3.5.x, anyway?

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Mon Jul 13 02:28:40 BST 2009

Lydia Pintscher wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 20:59, Dotan Cohen<dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I can find some bugs for KDE 3 closed as UNMAINTAINED. Here are just two:
>> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=144920
>> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=148778
> Yes because the maintainers of those programs decided to spend their
> time on the KDE 4 version of it or not at all any longer on the
> program. Anne has explained this before. The KDE community can not
> dictate and does not want to dictate who has to maintain a program for
> how long. 

While there is clearly no way to force volunteers to do anything, this 
does not mean that they should be allowed to do, or not do, whatever 
they want.  There is certainly something to be said for leadership and 
personal responsibility.

The project has become too large to be run by constructive anarchy

James Tyrer

Linux (mostly) From Scratch

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