Behind KDE with Patrick Spendrin

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Last week KDE 4.5.4 was released for Windows. It was a late Christmas present from the KDE on Windows team and we were immediately interested in learning more about the project. In the first interview of the "Platforms" series, Pau Garcia i Quiles talks with Patrick Spendrin, the current release manager of KDE on Windows and asks, well, everything.

Name: Patrick Spendrin
Age: 29
Location: Leipzig, Germany
IRC nick: SaroEngels
Project: KDE on Windows
Blog: saroengels.blogspot.com

How and when did you get started with KDE on Windows?

I started using KDE back when I studied Physics around 2005.

Due to a programming job I had back then, I needed to switch back to Windows, but I still dreamed of having my favourite KDE applications. After hearing of the porting efforts in the pre-4.0 times, I joined the team back then.

Since I was nicely welcomed, I stayed.

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