GNOME and KDE

Seth W. Klein sklein at mint.net
Sat Jun 2 13:12:05 PDT 2001


Björn Lindberg wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 28 May 2001, Seth W. Klein wrote:
> 
> > installation and consistency because of that, while KDE is committed
> > to being a desktop environment even though they reinvent the wheel
> > often, have trouble with the licensing of their chosen ui toolkit,
> > and don't scale well as a result.
> 
> What do you mean by this "it don't scale well"?

If you don't have either KDE or GNOME running, apps requiring
GNOME are much like any other while apps requiring KDE take time
to start all this background stuff that stays around after the
app exits.

cheers,
Seth W. "sklein" Klein
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