Community and Events
On Sunday and Monday the first Unix Accessibility Forum took place
at aKademy and was said by participants to be extremely successful.
The most notable thing was that amongst all participants there was a good spirit of cooperation and
consensus that standards for assistive technologies
would ensure success in the accessibility of graphical user interfaces like KDE.
The aKademy Team is excited to announce a set of live audio and
video streams covering the
KDE Community World Summit 2004, code-named "aKademy", taking
place in Ludwigsburg, Germany from August 21st to 29th. Those who
cannot attend in person can now watch or listen to what is going on
over the Internet, thanks to Fluendo,
a GStreamer-based streaming media company. Read on for full details.
For the third interview in our series previewing aKademy we approached Waldo Bastian, whose most recent major project has been the Kiosk framework. Tom Chance and Fabrice Mous talked to him about Kiosk, the new Kiosk Admin Tool, Linux on the corporate desktop and what we can expect from his talk at aKademy.
Continuing the series of articles previewing KDE's World Summit,
aKademy (running from August 21st to 29th), Tom
Chance interviewed Matthias Ettrich, the founder of the KDE project, the creator of the LyX
document-processor, and an employee of Trolltech. At aKademy he will be talking about
to design intelligent, Qt-style APIs. I asked him for his thoughts about the status of the
Another LinuxWorldExpo has ended in the lovely San Francisco, and the KDE project
was proud to have a booth and present the equally lovely desktop environment. Also
available is a small
photo gallery of
As part of a series of articles previewing KDE's World Summit,
aKademy (running from August 21st to 29th), Michael
Renner and Tom Chance interviewed Nils Magnus of LinuxTag about security on the desktop. He is
due to deliver a tutorial
on security on the KDE desktop with Kester Habermann, one of 15 that run in parallel with
In a longstanding tradition of fostering the KDE web of trust, this year's KDE World Summit in Ludwigsburg will again offer another opportunity to get your PGP key signed by numerous KDE developers. Conducted by KDE veteran Matthias "Kalle" Dalheimer, a keysigning session will take place on Monday 23th.