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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Fwd: Re: [opensuse-factory] The release notes/product highlights for 12.1

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 15:44:57 -0600
> You must concede that the changes do not suffice to claim Trinity is not
> technically KDE3 any more.
No I do not.  Apparently you cannot read English very well, so I will
explain it simply:
1.) Trinity has a different set of goals than KDE4 or your KDE:KDE3
2.) We have been reaching those goals through changes to the TDE source code.
3.) TDE has features and bugfixes that are not present in KDE4 or your
KDE:KDE3 repository.
4.) You are not allowed to continue using the KDE trademark while claiming
your product is superior to the latest versions of KDE (KDE version 4.8
IIRC).  At the very least this is bad practice; it looks as if you are
attempting to fragment the KDE developer community, and you are causing
ill will between any KDE3 derivative projects and the KDE community.  At
worst, it could be considered trademark infringement and subject you to
civil and/or criminal liability.

> Where I represented Trinity?

Apparently you wrote a letter to OpenSUSE trying to lump TDE in with your
KDE:KDE3 repository, which the OpenSUSE developers (rightly) rejected as

>> You are making baseless accusations here.  Either stop this behaviour
>> immediately or I will ban you from these lists with a public explanation
>> of both your trolling behavior and the KDE:KDE3 repository's serious
>> problems.
> Then I will puvblicly explain your Trinity's serious problems :-)

Is this supposed to frighten me?  I have been dealing with baseless
accusations against the TDE project ever since I founded it over 3 years
ago--yours would be no different.

Timothy Pearson
Trinity Desktop Project