Let the drums roll, there is reason to rejoice. Tink is back with her insightful interviews with the People of KDE. Tink has updated the set of questions, and notes that she has prepared an impressive list of future interviews. The launch of the new interview season features Kalle (yes, the one and only Matthias "Kalle" Dalheimer). Thanks to Tink for her great work. We hope you enjoy the new series.
Community and Events
The Annual (ex-Atlanta) Linux Showcase and XFree86 Conference took place last Thursday through Saturday in Oakland, California. Representing KDE at the
event were Ralf Nolden,
Ellis Whitehead, Roland Krause, Paul Campbell, and
Charles Samuels. Ralf
and Charles, who took photos, have made them available in a
picture gallery (made especially
The KDE Project today revealed its plans
for the LinuxWorldConference and
Expo, a European B2B summit for the Open Source community.
Last year, in the conference's debut, over 11,000 trade visitors and
100 exhibitors attended. The conference will take place from
October 30 - November 1, 2001, at the
Fairgrounds, Frankfurt, Germany.
Ralf Nolden, our friend and colleague, brought us the news late last week that two major products of the KDE project won Linux New Media awards at the "Systeme" fair in München. Konqueror, the versatile KDE web browser, file manager and document viewer, won the award for "Best client-side Open Source Software".
Rob Kaper and myself have collaborated on a summary of the happenings at last week's LinuxWorld Expo. We tell you what really took place at the most fabulous booth at the show <grin>. And don't forget to check out Rob's extended and hilarious picture gallery of the event!
KDE Report: LinuxWorld Conference and Expo 2001
While most headed off to the LinuxTag event, a handful of brave KDE people decided to tackle the London Linux Expo. Read Anne-Marie's entertaining account for some of the great stuff that went on there -- including photos of the bar encounter with a friendly gnome. Also check out Lee's site for more photos.