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    KDE 3.0
    Submitted by Anonymous on Tuesday, April 16, 2002 – 07:20
    KDE 3 is not in Debian. KDE will not be in sid itself until XFree86 4.2 is, but will be available for testing before then.
    If you don’t like this, don’t post abusively. The packager (not me now) has exams in 2 weeks. You can make your own KDE 3 debs and distribute them to the world. Either that, or you might want to consider actually paying the developer.

    Joy: Annoyance expressed in the above message is a trademark of The Debian Maintainers of Large Package Suites. 😉
    Just in case you wondered, DanielS posted this after reading two news submissions for the site that included a fair amount of swearing about not having KDE 3 packages. So if you’re just a normal user, please accept our apologies for making it sound as if you did something wrong.
    It is true that site editors shouldn’t be allowed to rant too much, and I can say that we will try to contain DanielS from further outbursts <shrug> And this article won’t be deleted because a bunch of trolls will then invade the other stories and blame us for censorship ;-p

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    Subject: WTF?
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Tuesday, 2002/04/16 – 15:26
    What is this in reference to? Why is debianPlanet suddenly telling me to “go make your own…before abusively posting”? I haven’t abusively posted about anything, and neither have the rest of the readers here, I’m willing to bet. Was this article intended as reply to some comment I’m unaware of?
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    Subject: Re: WTF?
    Author: Joy
    Date: Tuesday, 2002/04/16 – 18:50
    You’re right. I’ve amended it slightly to compensate for this.
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    Subject: Re: WTF?
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Tuesday, 2002/04/16 – 17:21
    It does not reply to any single instance, but rather many people that have been complaining about KDE3.0 in the Debian community. Various things have been said on IRC, mailing lists, and forums such as this one, many of which are abusive and they just want to remind people thet they should be helping rather than bitching.
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