APR
9
2005

EU FLOSSPOLS Survey of Open Source Contributors

The EU-funded FLOSSPOLS project is carrying out a survey of participants worldwide. This is a follow-up to the original FLOSS survey in 2002, one of the first and most comprehensive surveys of developers - who they are, how they work and why they do it.

APR
9
2005

aKademy 2005: Website and Logo

The website for this year's aKademy launched today at conference2005.kde.org. It features the winning logo announced on KDE-Look, Steve King's Blush Stroke logo. It gives an overview of the program and an appeal for sponsors.

APR
6
2005

APPEAL Meeting: Springtime in Berlin

A group of KDE contributors converged on Berlin, Germany for five days at the end of March to collaborate on a variety of KDE related projects. The scope was broad and included artwork, human interface guidelines, Tenor (a contextual linkage engine), alternatives to traditional file managers and groupware applications.

APR
4
2005

Report: KDE at Latin America Free Software Install Festival

Last Saturday saw the first Latin America Free Software Install Fest held simultaneously in 74 cities and 12 countries. KDE was present at the Santiago location for installation assistance and a talk by Maurucio Bahamonde on KDE 3.4. We offered Kubuntu Live CDs to try out the desktop and the team offered help to install.

MAR
26
2005

KDE Contributors Worldwide

The worldwide.kde.org contributors map has hot fresh updates. The contributor map on worldwide.kde.org shows developers, translators, doc writers, artists, packagers and other contributors of KDE in all the world. If you are a contributor to the KDE Project, submit your coordinates.

Beside the map with night effect on the main page, it features:

MAR
22
2005

aKademy 2005 Dates and Call for Papers

KDE's World Summit, aKademy 2005, will be held in the University of

MAR
4
2005

KDE to Preview KDE 3.4 at Chemnitzer Linux-Tage

The KDE tradeshow team will be previewing KDE 3.4 at this year's Chemnitzer Linux-Tage, coming up this weekend. Based on the recent Release Candidate 1, the team will present the features of the new version at the KDE booth, which is prominently located in the front of the exhibition area.

MAR
3
2005

KDE at FOSDEM 2005 Report

FOSDEM is Europe's biggest meeting of Free Software developers and KDE turned out in force at it last weekend. As well as talks in the main track on KDE and KDevelop, the KDE Developers' room hosted a series of other talks. We also ran a stall and still found time for some hacking.

MAR
1
2005

Report of Paris Solutions Linux 2005

Solutions Linux trade show is the French annual rendez-vous of Free Software technologies and their commercial applications. This year, it ran from February 1st to February 3rd. Like preceding years, KDE-France was present and benefited of a free booth in the "Associative Village".

FEB
23
2005

FOSDEM 2005: Desktop Search Interview

The schedule for the KDE developers room talks at FOSDEM is now online. Our final interview with the speakers is with Scott Wheeler who will be giving a talk titled "KDE 4: Beyond Hierarchical Data, The Desktop as a Searchable Web of Context". FOSDEM is this weekend, see you there.

Please introduce yourself and your role in KDE.

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