Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 5th Nov 2005 17:51 UTC, submitted by AdriAn Avila
Novell and Ximian Rumors circulating that Novell is going to kill off its popular Linux desktop lines are completely false. [However,] Novell is making one large strategic change. The GNOME interface is going to become the default interface on both the SLES and Novell Linux Desktop line. KDE libraries will be supplied on both, but the bulk of Novell's interface moving forward will be on GNOME. "The entire KDE graphical interface and product family will continue to be supported and delivered on OpenSuSE."
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RE[4]: paying
by Anonymous on Sat 5th Nov 2005 20:42 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: paying"
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> $3300 is for ONE platform and ONE developer

I don't understand how this is related to KDE ? Does it make KDE technically any worse ? Does it prevent you from using KDE and get your job done ? In what particular ways does it affect or cause damage to your money bag ? The majority of people are simply users who want to use KDE. KDE as desktop is fully GPL (the one and only GPL).

I think the people shouldn't be fooled by the license bullshit that people keep spreading for years, people should finally open their eyes and use the desktop that simply works.

You can defend GNOME as much you want (I did so too for years) but I realized that it doesn't help. It doesn't help you, and it doesn't help GNOME in general. You only accept the misery GNOME as it is now as being a good desktop. With your attitude you stop GNOME from getting serious progress because everyone believes things are right as they are. I think all the 'yay' sayers for GNOME prevents GNOME from getting fixed - correctly.

The KDE IRC channel has over 240 people at the moment, which only explains the big acceptance. KDE wins every desktop poll every years since it exists. KDE offers a lot of powerful productive tools. License besides - KDE works.

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