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Re: KDE 4 Already Ahead of Vista 7. What's a Microsoft to Do?

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____/ Tom Shelton on Tuesday 20 Oct 2009 17:39 : \____

> On Oct 20, 10:31 am, Moshe Goldfarb <moshegoldf...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Tue, 20 Oct 2009 09:26:17 -0700 (PDT), Tom Shelton wrote:
>> > On Oct 20, 10:00 am, Moshe Goldfarb <moshegoldf...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >> On Tue, 20 Oct 2009 16:47:27 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> >>> Who Needs Windows 7 When You've Got KDE?
>> >> Based on Linux's dismal desktop market share of about 0.8
>> >> percent and falling, I would say 99.2 percent in total for other
>> >> systems.
>> > I must admit, I downloaded the latest Kubuntu specifically to try out
>> > the new KDE - since I have been mainly using fluxbox for a while now
>> > on my gentoo box's and gnome in my ubuntu vm's...
>> > Boy, as a previous hater of gnome and lover of KDE - I have now done a
>> > full 180.  What a ugly, over complicated mess KDE has become.  I don't
>> > think I will ever be using it again - at least if I can help it.
>> > Suddenly, I have a renewed appreciation for Gnome.
>> I've always preferred KDE over gnome but the direction that the
>> KDE team is taking is a poor one IMHO.
>> The new KDE is a mess.
>> It's all eye candy and adds instability to Linux.
>> After the "wow" factor wears off, which is about 10 minutes of
>> use, the warts appear.
> Maybe it's the Kubuntu setup - but the k menu is a horrible mess.  I
> just don't understand what they are trying to accomplish....
> The "eye candy" factor is not really that attractive - it's mostly
> annoying...
> Like I said, I personally mostly use Fluxbox - so, it's not a big deal
> really to me, but, I think the KDE team has taken a fine product and
> in a couple of versions turned it into junk.

Spoken like a true Microsoft/Windows advocate (that you are).

This probably means KDE4 is a big threat to Windows.

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