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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: Wow, four weeks of waiting?
    Author: elcrago
    Date: Wednesday, 2002/04/17 – 00:44
    You suffer so much for your distribution.

    What’s the rush? What is so urgent about getting KDE 3.0? I’m stunned that Debian stays as up-to-date as it does while providing everything else it provides.

    This is volunteer work. Would you ask why the free soup line is so slow? Sure you’re hungry. We’re all hungry. If you’re in such a hurry, get a job and buy your own damn soup.

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    Subject: Re: Wow, four weeks of waiting?
    Author: Anonymous
    Date: Wednesday, 2002/04/17 – 10:14
    Are you suggesting he should buy windows?
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