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Month: March 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Naming: Trinity Desktop Environment or KDE Classic developed by the Trinity Project?

From: Ilya Chernykh <neptunia@...>
Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 21:47:28 +0300
On Thursday 03 March 2011 21:21:50 Mike Bird wrote:

> > It's quite simple really.  We have no legal right to use the trademark
> > "KDE" for anything.  KDE e.V. has graciously cut us some slack during
> > this transitional period, but they could easily demand full removal of
> > all of their trademarks at any time (e.g. if this project starts actually
> > competing with KDE4 for some reason).
> At some stage I would even like to see all the kfoo renamed to
> tfoo so that they can become first-class file-system citizens
> in mixed KDE/Trinity installations.

They can be renamed into still other names such as kcfoo for example.
On the other hand, I think renaming all that stuff is a very difficult even if 
possible task. You would have not only change all the localization and 
filenames, but also much of hard-coded stuff and a lot of third-party 
software (of course if you do not want to drop compatibility with all that