Yet another failed KDE release?

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Wed May 8 10:29:57 BST 2013

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On 07/05/2013 19:55, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
> 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...
How to win friends and influence people?

Ron, I'd refer you to

You have all the opportunity you want to discuss problems, and heaven
knows you use it :-) but your lack of respect is simply not
acceptable.  And before you add a comment, if you can do better than
the developers, you know what to do.  Stop behaving like a spoilt child.

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