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People Behind KDE: Frans Englich

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Frans Englich

Date: 21 April 2006

A Short Intro

  • Age: early twenties
  • Located in: Sweden and Denmark
  • Nickname on IRC: FransE (although I'm not that often on IRC)

The Interview

In what ways do you make a contribution to KDE?

As with most other KDE developers I do a little bit of each. I try to help the KDE-artists with technical issues, have been involved with Free Desktop's icon naming spec (seconded by the Tango project), and written parts of kdelibs' KUtils library, for example. Occasionally, I stir the water with an article or two.

Most recently I have, together with the other members of the KDOM team, been working on various XML technologies for KDE 4.0.

How and when did you get involved in KDE?



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