RE: Gnome, KDE flamebait
- From: Sri Ramkrishna <sri aracnet com>
- To: Steve Homer <shomer fmco com>
- cc: "'gnome-list gnome org'" <gnome-list gnome org>, recipient list not shown: ;;;recipient.list.not.shown:;@aracnet.com;;;
- Subject: RE: Gnome, KDE flamebait
- Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2000 08:09:17 -0800 (PST)
I'm not saying it's not a good thing. If you want to get somewhere you
should always define rules of engagement so you don't go offtrack. For a
lot of people especially in the unix realm, a desktop is an extremely
> Sorry if it sounded like I was trying to impose rules (that is not by
> place!), my intention was to identify a *core* of functionallity which could
> be compatible between the two systems. For example could we ever see a way
> of using Bonobo/OpenParts together?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sri Ramkrishna [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 14 February 2000 20:15
> To: Steve Homer
> Cc: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'; 'email@example.com';
> Subject: RE: Gnome, KDE flamebait
> So teh rules of this debate is anything not related to licenses in general
> but a rather a discussion on differences between toolkits/API right?
> > This is more what I was wanting to discuss, NOT licence issues.
> > When i said GPLness I really meant OpenSourceNess.
> > Thanks,
> > Steve
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: AFL [mailto:A.F.Lack@city.ac.uk]
> > Sent: 14 February 2000 17:01
> > To: KDE general mailing list
> > Subject: Re: Gnome, KDE flamebait
> > On Mon, 14 Feb 2000, Steve Homer wrote:
> > > b) What are the relative advantages of both systems (dangerous question
> > > know, I ask merely to see which parts of each others code would be
> > sensible
> > > to steal (one of the major advantages of GPLness))
> > So far the replies to this question have concentrated on the Qt licence.
> > I'd like to answer it by saying that the work going on with printing
> > support in Gnome appears to be much advanced and way beyond anything
> > currently available in KDE. I'd like to see KDE take this work and
> > incorporate it.
> > AFL
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