rename KDE ???

RW rwmaillists at
Sun Jun 14 00:04:36 BST 2009

On Sat, 13 Jun 2009 13:42:52 -0700
James Richard Tyrer <tyrerj at> wrote:

> Carl-Valentin Schmitt wrote:

> 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).

Although a default install of XFCE now looks more like KDE3 than KDE4
does. The traditional look of CDE, with the big free-standing toolbar,
was never very practical away from the huge monitors that were bundled
with traditional unix workstations.
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