rename KDE ???

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Sat Jun 13 21:42:52 BST 2009

Carl-Valentin Schmitt wrote:

> I am not fond of letter "K" ...
> in Germany term "church" is written with "K" in term "Kirche".
> Would it mean more nicer if we rename "KDE" into "CDE" ???
CDE stands for Common Desktop Environment which is a Desktop for UNIX.

I think that the point was to make a free replacement for it.  However, 
KDE wound up being more of a MS-Windows clone and another project has 
become the replacement for the Common Environment (Xfce).

So, a change to CDE would not be possible although QDE is really more to 
the point.

James Tyrer

Linux (mostly) From Scratch

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