Konquering the World

I had the pleasure of attending Akademy this year–my first time. Not only that, the organizers were actually crazy enough to let me give a talk! In it, I discuss my view of how we can systematically improve the competitiveness and reach of KDE Plasma and KDE apps, and what you can do to be a part of this effort. This master plan is what guides my KDE work. I talk about how the Usability & Productivity initiative fits into the plan, but the plan itself is much more ambitious. If you’ve ever wondered whether there’s a method to my madness… here it is!

If you’re interested, the Akademy organizers have posted a video of it:

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9 thoughts on “Konquering the World

  1. I hate M$ products, but i’m not big fan of LO too. I like Calligra, that’s why i’m contributor in the project, it should be more widely use, also it should give some love to Kabon too. M$ products are disasters and every time you try to make compatibility with them is just waste of time.

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    1. This! Karbon is dying. It needs much love. It has potential. Not even Inkscape is as quick as Karbon for opening and editing vectors.

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      1. Sure not, you can use whatever you want. You can try them, report bugs, etc. I mean they can be used much more to have higher quality, they are maintained as well. Mainly goals to be used open formats than closed ones.

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  2. I think a huge obstacle is the Nvidia support (tearing under Xorg and no Wayland support). Maybe a funding campaign could solve this.

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