Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 23rd Feb 2007 02:49 UTC, submitted by ronaldst
KDE When a project with the size and scope of KDE gets to be as big as it is, sometimes changing a decision established almost a decade earlier is very difficult. KDE has relied on autotools to build most of the project since its inception, but for the last year, KDE 4 has been building with CMake, a newer build system that is rapidly becoming a heavyweight contender. Read on for more.
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RE[4]: Sheesh
by postmodern on Fri 23rd Feb 2007 07:02 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Sheesh"
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I honestly don't understand these claims of KDE being vap-o-ware that people try to float around. One can simply go to and view all their code so far.

I believe a better term would be "work in progress".

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RE[5]: Sheesh
by Darkelve on Fri 23rd Feb 2007 07:39 in reply to "RE[4]: Sheesh"
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In a way, maybe it's better. Otherwise you get all those comments b*tching about issues that aren't really there, just because they look at the WIP as if it was the final release.

Edited 2007-02-23 07:40

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RE[6]: Sheesh
by smitty on Fri 23rd Feb 2007 07:48 in reply to "RE[5]: Sheesh"
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The last article about okular had someone spouting off about how okular wasn't as polished as evince or the mac's doc viewer. I think he got about 10 replies or so, all telling him that you can't expect a pre-alpha release to be more polished than released software. Some people just have no common sense. :-)

Edited 2007-02-23 07:49

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