Yet another failed KDE release?

Renaud (Ron) Olgiati renaud at
Tue May 7 19:55:08 BST 2013

On Tuesday 07 May 2013 12:50 my mailbox was graced by a message from Kevin 
Krammer who wrote:
> As I mentioned in a different message to this thread, this is usually
> easily  understood when comparing with vendors with a range of products of
> their own.
> Good example, as mention earlier, being Adobe.
> Adobe being the name of the vendor, often also used as a prefix on product 
> names, e.g. Adobe Photoshop.
> Adobe's product range has dozens of items, one for example being
> Photoshop.  That product is also available as part of a product bundle
> called Creative Suite.
> So
> Adobe -> vendor
> Adobe Creative Suite -> bundle of products by vendor
> Adobe Photoshop -> one product by vendor, also available as part of a
> bundle
> KDE -> vendor
> KDE Software Compiliation -> bundle of products by vendor
> KDE Digikam -> one product by vendor, also available as part of a bundle

With the profound difference that when you install Photoshop, frinstance, that 
is it; while if you want to install KMail, you are obliged to install as well 
a shitload of useless bug-ridden crap like Akonadi.

Talk about bloatware...
                      Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist
                       ought to have his head examined.
                                      -- Samuel Goldwyn
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