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Monday, February 23, 2004

KDE 3.2 Exposed

Ars Technica posted a gigantic overview of KDE 3.2, covering some of the apps, what's new since 3.1, and some of the underlying framework. I'm glad that they also talked about licensing issues, since that subject still comes up from people who either don't know or don't care to know that those issues were resolved years ago. It really should answer anyone who is skeptical of open-source as a viable software development model. Excellent stuff as always from the good folks at Ars.

I'm not as clever as the folks at Ars, but here are the things I really like about KDE 3.2 since I upgraded:

Another thing that struck me after reading this article, why can't more open source projects (especially big ones) make something like Konstruct? Two commands and it automagically builds all of KDE for you. Most impressive. I'm trying it now, not because I need to, but just because I want to see it actually work.

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