Say Hello To The "KDE Leaks" Team
Well, it turns out there's some KDE stakeholders are unsatisfied with the coverage of their desktop coverage found on Phoronix.
My wife (Fatima) runs KDE as her Linux desktop of choice and I routinely run KDE-based distributions for benchmarks at Phoronix, yet I find it surprising that so many KDE stakeholders feel that I am "anti-KDE". There's some that feel I am against KDE yet I routinely test it and have no fundamental issues with the desktop environment. Some take argument with words I say about KDE when I am simply writing an article as I see fit and based upon knowledge available to me at the time, with writing Phoronix for the past ten years largely single-handedly.
Sometimes there are mistakes and when they are pointed out to me they are corrected. I am routinely writing 10+ articles per day and that's simply what's required of me in keeping up with Linux enthusiast articles each day while keeping the site maintainable; it's needed in keeping a Linux enthusiast site to work while many Linux web-sites have (unfortunately) failed. At this point in the Linux enthusiast stage, quantity does equal over quantity does survive if you want to survive. Those that have taken fault with Phoronix articles haven't bothered providing notification of corrections, even when some of them have been provided with hardware from Phoronix for hardware testing.
With all of that said, on Tuesday night I was sent an email that reads:
Today in a gathering of KDE users we have decided that some decisions that are being taken almost behind the scenes in KDE need more exposure, and who better than the man that disclosed the Nepomuk replacement to continue with the job.These comments are likely in regard to KDE's Nepomuk not having much of a future. The kde-promo list can be read via the mailing list archives.
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