Mandriva Support for Open Source Projects and Organizations: KDE
Project leader : David Faure, Mosfet (Daniel M. Duley)
Date of creation : October 1996
Description : KDE (K Desktop Environment) is a powerful Open Source graphical desktop environment for Unix workstations. It combines ease of use, contemporary functionality and outstanding graphical design with the technological superiority of the Unix operating system. KDE is an Internet project that is truly open in every sense. KDE has developed a high quality development framework for Unix, which allows for the rapid and efficient creation of applications. KDE is the work product of hundreds of dedicated developers originating from over 30 countries.
Mandriva support : Mandriva has hired KDE developers David Faure and Laurent Montel, and to work on KDE-2 development. Mandriva also hosts the webcvs site for KDE.