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What about KDE? You don't cover KDE? KDE is open source and while at
the time the KDE developers weren't certified lawyers and didn't
recognise that the GPL interacted badly with Qt, KDE is *now* moving
to Artistic and Qt is to go open source. Furthermore, the kdelibs
have always been under the LGPL.
I've been using a version slightly older than KDE 1.1 since Feb 4. It
is *rock* solid and a beautiful piece of work (it is certainly not
perfect, there a lot of things I would like to see improved in it).
KDE isn't irrelevant, it's here now. If anyone is leading the charge
against Windows, it is KDE. GNOME on the other hand, going by your
own interview, was founded as a reaction to KDE.
As a journalist, don't you feel an obligation to cover the whole
story? Or would you rather let politicians decide for you?
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