[Gllug] Gnome Vs Kde Vs
dev at archonet.com
Thu Aug 26 15:59:07 UTC 2004
Amias Channer wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Aug 2004 13:20:26 +0100
> Richard Huxton <dev at archonet.com> wrote:
>>I must admit, since I stopped using the KDE apps, there's not much
>>there to grab you. If you use kmail+kdepim+kate+konqueror then it's
>>great, but if not you start wondering what it does for you.
> remember that its important to learn and use the tools that others whom
> you support will use so you can help support them . Whilst xterms and
> screen are undeniably powerfull they are not much use for the
> word-processing , photo manipulating majority , who are valuable
> users and testers for the open source community and one less for
> the closed source 'community'
Actually, that's why I stopped using kmail/kdepim - I had clients I
wanted to move to Mozilla for web/mail, so thought I'd best start using
it. I used to like kate for my text editing, but the recent release
seemed to arbitrarily change some features I used, and I ended up with
jedit. I do miss a cross-platform shared calendar (moz-cal doesn't cut
> As a gnome user i'd say i use it for pretty window management (for
> xterms) and softer looking fonts more than any of the other bits .
> KDEhas always felt a bit too noisy for my liking .
> Its a very good thing we can make the choice though .
Konsole is nice, and I miss it in xfce, but KDE/Gnome only cooperate
with their own apps which ignores Mozilla/OpenOffice. We'll have to see
where the various integration projects go.
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