[kdepim-users] Goodbye

Werner Joss werner at hoernerfranzracing.de
Sat Nov 14 16:13:51 GMT 2009

Am Saturday 14 November 2009 16:58:49 schrieb Art Alexion:
> On Saturday 14 November 2009 10:11:40 Werner Joss wrote:
> > seems it's time for me to leave now (at least w.regard to kde4), anyone
> > interested in why, can find some thougths here:
> > http://www.hoernerfranzracing.de/php/wordpress/?p=124
> Interesting.  I shunned KDE 4 until the current 4.3, which I find I am
> starting to like.  I am running it on newer hardware than you are, but it
> actually seems faster than KDE 3.5 was on this hardware.  Perhaps it is
> tuned to the newer dual core systems in ways that KDE 3.5 was not.

thanks for your comment in the blog, Art, approved :)

> The beauty of rapid updates in open source software seems to have a
> downside in this regard.  One can take a computer built for win XP and use
> it with that OS for years.  While possible with Linux, the push is for
> frequent upgrades. While most Linux upgrades are much more resource
> efficient compared to their proprietary counterparts.  There are limits to
> this efficiency.

agreed - I even remember the days back when kde 3 was introduced.
after some hassle with 3.0 (as usual with .0 versions) it turned out to be 
even more performant (on the same hardware) as 2.x was.
but this time, it just sucks (at least, for me).


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