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KDE e.V. Quarterly Report Q1 2006 Published

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The KDE e.V.'s first Quarterly Report for 2006 has been published. Those reports are used by the KDE e.V. to report its activities to the public.

The highlights in this report include updates from the Working Groups, a report from the last KDE e.V. board meeting and a couple of other updates. The Technical Working Group for example announced a planned technical preview of KDE 4, the Human-Computer Interaction Working Group informs about progress in developing plans for usability, accessibility and artwork for KDE 4.

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