MAR
12
2001

Kernel Cousin KDE Issue #1 is Out!

Aaron J. Seigo has started a KDE version of the Kernel Cousin series at Kernel Traffic. Given the number of Cousins already active, he asked, "Why not for KDE?". The result is one of the first projects to flow from the recently-announced kde-promo mailing list.

MAR
11
2001

Scheduled: KDE 2.2, KOffice 1.1, KDevelop 2001

Various release schedules have been announced over the past week. First, Waldo Bastian, the release dude for KDE 2.2, announced the KDE 2.2 release plan. Incidentally, many more improvements than those mentioned in the schedule have already gone into CVS.

MAR
10
2001

Qt 2.3 released: I can see clearly now

Trolltech has announced the release of Qt 2.3.0, the much-anticipated version of Qt that supports anti-aliased fonts (assuming your X server is up-to-date). "KDE 2.1 automatically takes advantage of Qt's support of anti-aliased fonts.

MAR
10
2001

The People Behind KDE: Dirk Mueller

This week on The People Behind KDE, our beloved Tink interviews KDE perfectionist Dirk Mueller, one of the people you can thank for how well Konqueror, and KDE in general, work these days. "Right now I'm mainly working on the Konqueror HTML engine of KDE 2.x, it's
very interesting and challenging work so I spend most of my time on this.

MAR
10
2001

The Dot is Back!

For what has seemed like an eternity, but really was closer to a week, our beloved dot, as well as the kde.com sites, were down. Now, thanks to the tireless efforts of Dre and MieTerra, the server has been moved across the country and is again up and ready to serve. Many thanks to all those who made generous offers to host or help us in the meanwhile.

MAR
3
2001

KDevelop Rated Leading Open Source IDE

The illustrious
C++ Users Journal
has a comprehensive comparison of Open Source IDEs in its March issue. Although not currently online, the article covers 18 IDEs and then concludes

MAR
1
2001

Release plan for KDE 2.1.1

Waldo Bastian has just
announced
the proposed new release plan for the next official stable release: KDE-2.1.1.
This release is in line with the KDE Project's recently adopted policy of issuing a bug fix release shortly after any major official release to fix any critical bugs quickly and to let translators and documentation catch up.

MAR
1
2001

Printing Mania: New KDE Printing Architecture Unveiled

KDE developer Michael Goffioul today announced that he is actively addressing an area in KDE that warrants improvement: printing. He has committed source code to KDE CVS for a new KDE printing system to replace the limited Qt printing framework.
Support for LPR, CUPS and PDQ printing systems is already there.

FEB
28
2001

Java Mania: An Interview With Richard Dale

One of the most fascinating aspects of KDE is the speed with which new developments
occur after each release. KDE 2.1 came out yesterday, and was celebrated in
the traditional manner by adding lots of new features to the KDE development tree
in CVS. For me, one of the most exciting things to arrive was a very large commit
to the kdebindings

FEB
27
2001

KDE 2.1 Has Landed At a Server Near You

KDE 2.1 is officially out! This is a solid release with major improvements to Konqueror and KMail, the addition of the excellent IDE KDevelop, as well as the modular new multimedia player noatun. It has a whole slew of improvements over 2.0; you can find the change log here.

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