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Re: Kde 3.5 ...

On 6 May 2010 20:54, Mike Bird <mgb-debian@yosemite.net> wrote:
> On Thu May 6 2010 10:24:08 Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> > Even with perfect packaging KDE SC 4 is slow and unreliable,
>> Slow? Can you elaborate? I can help with that.
>> Unreliable? In what way?
> Are you aware that KDE PIM developers noticed that the percentage of
> KMail users on KDE-PIM's own mailing list has dropped below 50%?  Even
> KDE developers are fed up with KDE unreliability.

No, I am not aware of that. I also don't use Kmail.

> Did you check my email's user-agent string?

No. Do you customarily read the complete email headers of those whom
with which you correspond?

> It's "KMail/1.9.9" - the
> last Debian STABLE KMail.  How come you're not using KMail if it's so
> stable in KDE SC 4?

I  cannot use Kmail until two feature requests are implemented:

Thunderbird has this implemented as an extension:

> Sune is not interested in working on KDE 3.5 but he's using slrn via
> gmane.
> I have great respect for Ana's work but even Ana is using Mutt.
> Have you ever actually tried converting normal office workers from
> KDE 3.5 to KDE SC 4?  I have.  Twice.  Utter failure.

I have done tens of KDE 4 installs, and filed or triaged over 1300
bugs at KDE. I have installed KDE-based systems for home users,
students, university laboratories, a library, and some small home
offices. Am I qualified enough for you to tell me what's wrong

Dotan Cohen


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