KDE Quality (problems)

Jonathan Raphael Joachim Kolberg bulldog98 at gmx.de
Thu Apr 14 08:15:26 BST 2011

Am Donnerstag, 14. April 2011, 08:45:50 schrieb Clemens Eisserer:
> Furthermore KDE accumulated tons
> of code over time (I still don't see the reason it carries its own
> Office-Suite, HTML-Rendering engine, instant messanger, Media Player,
> whatever), but only few guys are actually working on the code.
> An excellent example is Kopete, which by itself is a great instant
> messanger - however its almost unmaintained. Very urgent problems are
> fixed by people alien to the code, but other than that, the code rots
> and nobody is willing to maintain it, not to mention implement new
> features. Looking back, probably the idea to include their own instant
> messenger into KDE was a bad idea? Who knows, at least it wouldn't be
> KDE's problem if kopete died. The same is true for Ark and a few other
> non-core components.
Kopete is meant to be replaced by telepathy (which is in early development)
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