Linked by suka on Thu 25th Aug 2011 22:19 UTC
KDE "After years of focusing on further improving KDE4 two weeks ago the developers of the free desktop announced the next big step for their project: KDE Frameworks 5.0. But as long-time developer - and Plasma team leader - Aaron Seigo points out in an interview with, the source-incompatible changes shall be held to a minimum. Also calls Frameworks 5.0 only the "first step", new Applications and Workspace releases are to follow later, Seigo goes on to talk about the chances in the mobile market with Plasma Active and further areas of collaboration with the other big free desktop: GNOME."
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5 already
by Bringbackanonposting on Fri 26th Aug 2011 00:20 UTC
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Such a rush to go to the next major version...
Wouldn't it be nice if they could slow down and make minor improvements not to mention get some parts of KDE useable for more people (Kontact/Kolab/Groupware). I'm still stuck using Thunderbird and it's addressbook/LDAP. Like the first comment on here, I don't fool around much with what I get by default but would really like to use "more" of KDE as my example shows. Nothing wrong with having all the customization etc, doesn't get in my road at all. KDE is still my preferred DE, has been since KDE 1x.

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