A short intro:

Age: 30

Located in: Dortmund, Germany

Profession: Developer

Nickname on IRC: markey


In what ways do you make a contribution to KDE?

When did you first hear of KDE?

How and when did you get involved in KDE?

Are you being paid to work on KDE?

How much time do you usually spend on KDE?

Which section of KDE is underrated and could get more publicity?

What do you think is still badly missing in KDE?

Do you have any plans for KDE 4?

What motivates/keeps you motivated to work on KDE?

What chances do you see in your country for KDE as a desktop platform?

What is your favourite widget style?

Which text editor do you use? Why?

Which distribution do you use? Why?

What is KDE's killer app? Why?

What makes you develop for KDE instead of the competition?

What does your desktop look like? (please put in a URL to a screenshot)

What type is your laptop/desktop? What is it named?

If you were shipwrecked and had to share an island with a KDE contributor who would it be?

Matthias Ettrich, I think.

What is your most brilliant KDE hack?

What is your most embarrassing KDE moment?

Did you go to Akademy 2005? What did you see/What did you miss?

Personal questions

First things first. Married, partner or up for adoption?

extra points for a photo of them wearing a KDE t-shirt or using KDE

If you have a partner or children, how do they cope with a KDE addict?

Do you have any pets?

give us names and details, add a photo if you want to

If someone visits your country, which spot is a must-see?

Which book is on your bedside table?

Who or what in your life would you say influenced you most?

Richard Stallman or Linus Torvalds?


How would you describe yourself?

What do you get passionate about?

You're stuck on a train for 6 hours and are bored out of your skull. What do you do to amuse yourself?

What is your favourite T-shirt?

What is your favourite place in the world?

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