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Qt 5 / KDE 5: relax :)

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aseigo.blogspot: After my last blog about a possible future KDE Platform 5 due to Qt 5, it was interesting to watch the number of "Oh no, not another big release that will break the interface we know!" type comments. Let me put all of that to rest:

Also: Responses to Qt 5

Qt5 .. KDE5?

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aseigo.blogspot: As most of those who read my blog have already heard, Qt5 is on its way. The target is 2012 and the focus is QtQuick. Exciting times! What does this mean for KDE? Will there be a KDE5 in 2012 as well? What would a KDE5 look like?

Plasma + KWin = beautiful !

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kdedevelopers.org: Until last week I was still running good old Slackware 12.1 with KDE 3.5.something. To make it short: it simply looks beautiful and it did not crash once.

KDE Ships 4.6.3

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dot.kde.org: Today, KDE has released a series of updates to the Plasma Desktop and Netbook workspaces, the KDE Applications and the KDE Frameworks. This update is the second in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.6 series.

Let the user decide if in doubt

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kdeatopensuse.wordpress: Some apps are too lazy to ask the user or even claim that not asking the user – not even once – is the best solution – and even more astonishing: for the user’s good. So basically they claim to be smarter than the user or just do not care about the user’s resources or opinion.

Things I want to see in KWin

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blog.martin-graesslin: Now with the GSoC application timeline ended, I feel like blogging about some more ideas what I want to see in KWin in our next releases.

User experience, one pixel at a time

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hugo-kde.blogspot: There's been (notably) quite some discussions about how information and functionality should be presented to users, organized and formulated, in order to be complete but not overwhelming, sexy, gratifying, and elegant.

On platforms

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advogato.org: At some stage the seminal KDE vs Gnome paper vanished from its original home, and it set me thinking. What are the fundamental differences between Gnome and KDE development?

Pimping my Desktop: have KWin Desktop Effects improved in KDE 4.6.2?

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fitzcarraldoblog.wordpress: KWin Desktop Effects in past releases of KDE 4 were lacking in comparison to Compiz. After installing KDE 4.6.2 recently I decided to see if there has been any progress, and was pleasantly surprised. Although KWin is still not quite up to the standard of Compiz in all areas,

Blessed by Trinity...

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linuxblog.darkduck: I am long established fan of KDE3 (Trinity). You can guess now that I'll talk today about KDE3 implementation. But what will be the root? Never guess! The root of KDE3 will be... Ubuntu!

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