[scribus] Akademy invitation

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Fri Apr 9 23:14:14 CEST 2010

Am Freitag, 9. April 2010 23:58:00 schrieb John Culleton:
> On Friday 09 April 2010 15:18:37 Christoph Schäfer wrote:
> > Quote:"We thought that it would be nice to have a some [1] talks from
> > developers that work on Qt based programs but don't use the KDE
> > framework. [2] We're in particular interested to hear about why Qt is
> > used and why there is no KDE integration. (numbers in brackets added by
> > me)
> >
> > These are two different topics.
> A distinction without much difference. One sentence expands on the other. 
> I could list a dozen things that the KDE Developers need to fix with
> existing KDE apps and with the GUI itself before they take on more apps.
> But of course I am just a user, not a developer.
> From the user viewpoint Scribus has a more natural relationship to Gimp, to
> TeX, to Open Office Writer, to Adobe Acrobat,  to Inkscape.  I just don't
> see much synergism between KDE apps and Scribus. And the KDE development
> cycle is much more ponderous than the Scribus way.
> IMO thanks, but no thanks. I continue to use some KDE apps but I have given
> up on KDE as a GUI.

You are entitled to your opinion, of course. However, this has nothing to do 
with an appropriate reply to an invitation. We should reply politely to 
invitations, no matter if they come from KDE, Gnome, Xfce, Apple, Microsoft 
or Adobe.


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