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Re: Kde 3.5 ...

On Thursday 06 May 2010 07:59:44 Ana Guerrero wrote:
> On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 03:17:43AM -0300, Jorge Gonçalves wrote:
> > Hello!
> >
> > First, thank you for the great distro that is Debian, one of the best.
> >
> > I would like to suggest you some way so that the users keep on using
> > the good old KDE 3.5 when they migrate to the upcoming Lenny.
> >
> > Maybe use dummy packages, or rename the packages so that KDE 3.5 could
> > remain installed, and not be forced to upgrade to Kde4.
> No, there is not sane way and there is nobody interested on it.

I would be.  And do we not mean Squeeze?  Lenny has KDE 3.5.10.

> > I really feel sorry that KDE 3 series is no more being developed, and
> > when the day cames that I no longer will be able to use KDE 3, I will
> > switch to Apple or even Windows, but NEVER to kde4 or Gnome!
> > (and I feel many users out there think like me!!!)
> You still have gnustep, xfce, lxde, no using any or simply never upgrade.

I have looked at all those, in addition to KDE 4 and Gnome.  None appeals to 
me.  Each has something that I strongly dislike or does not have something 
that I like and use a lot.  I would love to be able to upgrade to Squeeze if 
new(er) hardware dictates, but keep KDE 3.5.  But I am not even almost 
tempted to go over to the dark side!

I am, however, very sad that KDE 3.5, which I regard as the pinnacle of DE's, 
is being laid to rest.


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