Yet another failed KDE release?

Kevin Krammer krammer at
Tue May 7 16:49:14 BST 2013

On Tuesday, 2013-05-07, dE wrote:

> There is no misconception.

Yes, there is. Sometimes people don't know that KDE is the name of the 
software vendor, not of a product and that this vendor has in fact dozens of 

Sometimes people find these threads through search engines and might not yet 
know, so it is important to make sure they information is as accurate as 

Most people don't have difficulties grasping the difference between a vendor 
and its multiple products, but they need to be aware of it first.
A person who is not aware of Adobe having multiple products, ranging from 
Flash and Reader to Photoshop, InDesign, etc. might use the vendor name 
unknowingly while speaking about a specific product, making it hard for anyone 
else who knows more than one product to follow.

Like when saying "I found a bug in Adobe" would not make a lot of sense for 
anyone knowing more than one Adobe product because the received information is 
so vague that it doesn't carry any value at all.

> KDE is always giving problems.

Who? A single person or a group of individuals?

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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