JUL
4
2008

Support KOffice with your spare "10 minutes" or so

Hi!
We, at KOffice, are looking for volunteers to make screenshots for 'visual changelogs' of each release. It's really welcome especially alpha and beta stages. Someone would just interview the devs on time, asking about important features, make the screenshots and publish them.

I am not asking for writing whole articles, but hey, it's welcome too.

Then we could avoid comical cases like the one in the article where GIMP is presented instead of Krita ;=)

JUN
20
2008

"OpenDocument Format Has Clearly Won", Microsoft admits

Microsoft:

"ODF has clearly won. We sell software for a living. The ability to implement ODF in the middle of our ship cycle was just not possible. We couldn't do that during the release of Office 2007. We're looking forward and committed to doing more than [ODF-to-OOXML] translators."

It looks like honest words, so ... welcome to market based on competition, guys.

JUN
19
2008

Free Qt 4/C++ book online

Full text of valuable book "An Introduction to Design Patterns in C++ with Qt 4" by Alan and Paul Ezust (Suffolk University) is now available online at http://cartan.cas.suffolk.edu/oopdocbook/opensource/ under OPL license.

JUN
9
2008

Great Sunday

Great news: Robert Kubica (Poland, 23) has won his first F1 Grand Prix (in Canada). Moreover, in the same time another Pole, Lukas Podolski, scored two goals in Euro 2008 match, the first one was assisted by Mirek Klose.

JUN
5
2008

KDE laptops in "Polish Walmart"

Just got a (link) to offer of the "Polish Walmart" called Biedronka (Ladybird) - cheap (~€290) laptop with Kubuntu. It has been customized for Polish users, e.g. contains Kadu, instant messenger supporting locally popular proprietary protocol.

JUN
3
2008

That was brought to my attention...

liquidat has posted some notes on what was presented regarding KDE-PIM on LinuxTag 2008. As people started to ask about native look, let me add three more screeenies, all from May 2008.

First, the native KMail on XP with disconnected IMAP accounts:


Click to enlarge

APR
20
2008

KOffice Logos & Icons

NLnet provided new KOffice logos (and it sponsors ODF development). Kudos for that!
To help readers of the announcement, let's note that application logo is not always equal to its icon.

FEB
2
2008

pim on win

Good evening from Osnabrück; Tom shares some facts from the day 1 with you, so all I have now (before putting my hand on svn commit) is some graphics. Recently (except for updating opensuse) I have switched from winnt5 to winnt6 on my notebook (thanks Adriaan!).

JAN
24
2008

KDE-Windows-How-To-Join -HOWTO

Just decided to write some info here as more and more people are interested in joining the KDE project, at least as active users that want to provide valuable feedback. In particular they are asking about various most-used applications like KOffice or KDE-PIM/Kontact.

First, there is a dedicated techbase page http://techbase.kde.org/Projects/KDE_on_Windows

Read on for more hints...

We have also "KDE-PIM on Windows" dedicated page http://techbase.kde.org/Projects/PIM/MS_Windows

JAN
1
2008

KDateTime::addYears(1)

This xmas I was given a watch. It's pretty geeky one LCD Lexon E8, but for me still easier to accept than real binary counters.

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