06.27.08

Links 27/06/2008: Limo and Lips Joined by the Hips

Posted in News Roundup at 6:20 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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  1. robert enderle said,

    June 27, 2008 at 12:52 pm

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    Can you find out why Aaron Seigo’s blog is now invitation only?

    KDE is getting a lot of flack for being what it is not and Id love to hear his defense but he closed his blog.

    KDE4.04 is not a beta but an alpha , a framework for the apps in 4.1.
    I blame KDE for not doing a good job of explain this, distros for jumping the gun and saying 4 could replace the 3.5 version and the people in the media who should know better like SJVN for saying things like ‘this was so bad I might not come back to KDE in a long time’.

    I find it strange that he would close his blog now.

  2. Woods said,

    June 27, 2008 at 1:05 pm

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    Beranger has a summary (and analysis) of the situation ( http://www.beranger.org/index.php?page=diary&2008/06/26/08/17/19-kde4-aseigo-troy-the-users-and-t )

    Also see PlanetKDE ( http://planetkde.org/ ) mainly Troy Unrau’s rather harsh rant ( http://troy-at-kde.livejournal.com/17753.html ) and Jason Harris’ rather ridiculous (unless he was being ironic) follow-up ( http://www.kdedevelopers.org/node/3535 )

    As far as I can understand, Aaron basically burned out with the avalanche of poisonous commentary from forums and mailing lists (regarding KDE4 et Plasma)

    (disclaimer: I haven’t really followed it that much, hence the quick link-collection)

  3. Roy Schestowitz said,

    June 27, 2008 at 1:53 pm

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    Later on I’ll post a log of today’s IRC session. It’s was discussed there yesterday as well. Let me just grab the gist of it:

    <schestowitz> Eruaran, see this when you get the time: http://beranger.org/index.php?page=diary&2008/06/26/08/17/19-kde4-aseigo-troy-the-users-and-t
    <kentma> okay, will take a look
    <schestowitz> Eruaran, more here http://www.ereslibre.es/?p=107 and here http://www.kdedevelopers.org/node/3534

    They just need some privacy for development. It’s all fine. Use 3.5.x for the time being.

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