FEB
21
2002

Noatun Gets a Web Interface

Flood is a simple web interface plugin for Noatun. It allows the user to control the basic features of Noatun from anywhere on the web, using a dynamically generated XHTML/CSS interface. Flood also generates an RDF file of recently played songs readable by news tickers such as KNewsTicker.

FEB
18
2002

People of KDE: Dwayne Bailey

After a short reprieve, Tink is back with a new interview. Dwayne Bailey, a KDE friend who bears an amazing resemblance to a fetus' ultrasound image, is involved in translating KDE into the many languages spoken in South Africa. Dwayne's work recently drew high praise from a South African official organization. Great work, Mr. Bailey.

FEB
16
2002

US DoJ Identifies 47 "Major" Comments

Those of you following the US antitrust proceedings against
Microsoft
might be interested to note that the
US DoJ
Antitrust Division
has selected
47 "major"
comments from the
30,000+ comments
submitted under the

FEB
14
2002

KDE 3.0 Beta2 is Out

KDE 3.0 Beta2 was announced today after a delay due to a variety of problems. This new release should provide a great opportunity for those interested in helping hunt down bugs or simply seeing where the future of KDE is headed. Read the full announcement for details. "One of the major improvements brought by KDE 3.0 over KDE 2.2 is the Javascript/DHTML support in Konqueror.

FEB
8
2002

KDE::Enterprise: Interview with TrustCommerce

I have added another interview to KDE::Enterprise, this time with Adam Wiggins from TrustCommerce. Adam recently wrote a report on their use of Open Source and KDE, and this interview was a chance to further explore the issue.

FEB
8
2002

KDE Core Services: Trouble In Paradise

As many people will have noticed, things haven't been too rosy in the KDE world
for the last few days. Virtually all of our critical services have been broken,
including cvs, mailing lists, kde.org mail addresses and a number of web sites
(such as developer.kde.org). Unsurprisingly, this has meant that KDE 3.0 Beta
2 (originally scheduled for Monday) has been delayed.

FEB
7
2002

LinuxPlanet: A Winding Path to KDE3

While we wait for KDE CVS and KDE mail to be resurrected, Hetz wrote in with a pointer to .dep's impressions of a pre-beta2 version of KDE3. It's actually quite positive (he finds KDE3 stable already), with screenshots, but also not without some criticism of KMail changes and a good point about the difficult-to-kill KOrganizer alarm daemon.

FEB
6
2002

South African Government Council Praises OSS/KDE

The South African National Advisory Council on Innovation
(NACI)
recently
published a document
(pdf version)
with far reaching recommendations about open source and open standards.
The paper contains a narrative on the South African translation project
translate.org.za

FEB
6
2002

Klaus Staerk: Organize and Vote

Klaus Stärk has written in with
two stories of interest from Germany.
In the first, the German KDE website has
announced
the February 2002 App of the Month:
KOrganizer. As usual, the
useful (German) review includes a

FEB
4
2002

People of KDE: Cornelius Schumacher

Tink's weekly report from the steady journey through our fellowship features today the author of Kandy and the present maintainer of the highly-praised KOrganizer. We thus name Cornelius Schumacher.

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