[Haifux] [HAIFUX LECTURE] KDE 4 - The Good, The Bad, and The Broken - Dotan Cohen
Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda
ladypine at gmail.com
Sun May 23 15:35:51 MSD 2010
It is the other way round - it is the Ben-Yehuda Project's software.
The Project's home page: http://benyehuda.org/
The talk will deal with software written especially for the needs of this
project, for which no available software existed (not even closed source).
All this software is free or will be released soon.
On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 2:26 PM, Raz <raziebe at gmail.com> wrote:
> what is the Ben Yehuda software project ?
> 2010/5/23 Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda <ladypine at gmail.com>:
> > On Monday (TOMORROW), May 24th at 18:30, Haifux will gather to hear Dotan
> > Cohen discuss:
> > KDE 4 - the good, the bad, and the broken
> > Abstract
> > KDE was developed to give Unix applications a common look and feel. From
> > 1996 to 2007 the desktop environment saw many improvements and changes.
> > January 2008 a rewrite of the entire desktop environment and many of it's
> > core applications was performed. The rewrite, called KDE 4, led to a
> > dramatic change in KDE's stance. Once noted for its configurablity, KDE 4
> > had significantly fewer options than previous KDE versions. Core
> > applications and the desktop environment itself were missing critical
> > features. Crashes were common. One year later KDE 4.2 was introduced,
> > promising to address all these issues. Additionally, several innovative
> > technologies were introduced then. In this talk we will examine KDE 4.4
> > concentrate on one innovative feature (the Good), one questionable design
> > decision (the Bad), and one critical bug (the Broken).
> > ==============================
> > Future talks include:
> > 07/06/10 The Ben Yehuda Project Software - Asaf Bartov
> > 21/06/10 A GAP TO BE FILLED!
> > 05/07/10 GarlicSim: An experimental tool for computer simulations - Ram
> > Rachum
> > 13/09/10 Secure File Systems: Orr Dunkelman
> > (The gap between the lectures is intended for YOU to lecture about
> > interesting!)
> > ===================================
> > We meet in Taub building, room 6. For instructions see:
> > http://www.haifux.org/where.html
> > Attendance is free, and you are all invited!
> > --
> > Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda.
> > http://ladypine.org
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> > http://mailman.cs.huji.ac.il/mailman/listinfo/linux-il
Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda.
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