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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: Re: KDE3 and managing my expecations
    Author: ironstorm
    Date: Friday, 2002/04/19 – 15:09
    Seems to me this thread is full of folks who
    were either trying to build debs, eager to help
    and some wondering why the last deb CVS commits
    were by Krusty

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    Subject: Re: KDE3 and managing my expecations
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Saturday, 2002/04/20 – 06:49
    Funny that calc has now committed almost everything to CVS, thus invalidating your point.
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    Subject: Re: KDE3 and managing my expecations
    Author: Joy
    Date: Friday, 2002/04/19 – 18:41
    What exactly in any of those messages indicates that “no help will be accepted to do it faster”?
    I see nothing of the sort, not by a long shot.

    Official maintainer unavailable? Not an unsolvable problem, you can always find another Debian developer to upload.

    Packages not being Policy compliant? Not an unsolvable problem, just read the policy and correct bad stuff.

    No current work available? Not an unsolvable problem, work with the 2.2 packaging.

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