On 02/12/2012 08:05 PM, Larry Stotler wrote: > On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 6:53 PM, Timothy Pearson > <kb9vqf@...> wrote: >> > A hypothetical poll for users here.... >> > If TDE were to close down, which desktop would you use instead? You would >> > be allowed to abandon Linux entirely in this scenario. ;-) >> > Please state why you have not already switched; i.e. what item are missing >> > or suboptimal in the other environment. > I've been using Linux since 1999. My first was Red Hat v5 which had > gnome or something. Gave up because I didn't like it. Then I found > S.u.S.E. v5.3, which had KDE 1.x. Wow! this is what I was missing. > Having come from a DOS and then OS/2 background, KDE was a lot like > the Workplace Shell. I could get things done easily and the desktop > made sense. Over the years I've used many distros and tried many DEs. > I still stick with openSUSE and KDE3(thanks the to hard and dedicated > work of the KDE3 repo maintainers). I've debated trying TDE, but > haven't because of a lack of openSUSE support and because the current > KDE3 works fine for me. Tim, Take note, there is some familiar and fantastic talent on trinity-devel today. Glad to see you all. Thanks Larry! -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.