Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Sun 13th Jul 2008 19:28 UTC, submitted by troy.unrau
KDE Groklaw has interviewed KDE about some recent misconceptions about KDE 4. "There has been a bit of a dustup about KDE 4.0. A lot of opinions have been expressed, but I thought you might like to hear from KDE. So I wrote to them and asked if they'd be willing to explain their choices and answer the main complaints. They graciously agreed."
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by protagonist on Mon 14th Jul 2008 06:18 UTC
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I guess it is human nature to feel that when one does not like some aspect of a piece of software their view just has to be shared by everyone else. I see a lot of rhetoric about KDE4 in here that presume to speak for the majority. I beg to differ.

I am presently testing PC-BSD Alpha7 with KDE4.1 Beta and I must say I am starting to like it. My first impression was a bit negative but the more I use it the better I like it. I am also beginning to understand a lot of the choices that were made.

Now I will admit that I have encountered some problems, but it is, afterall, early in the release cycle. If you dislike it that much I would suggest you not use it. But I would also suggest using it for more than a few hours before you decide how you like it. Most people view change of any sort as bad. Even change for the better. Get over it and move on.

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