KDE on Mac OS X - Taking the 'D' out of KDE
Speaker: Benjamin Reed
While KDE has long worked on Mac OS X through Apple's X11 server, KDE4 will be the first release to officially support native display through Qt/Mac. A number of new technologies, as well as the dedicated work of a lot of folks, has made this possible.
KDE has a surprisingly long history on Mac OS X, and I will give some background as to how it got this far.
I will also discuss interesting technical aspects of making a desktop environment work on a system that already has a desktop, as well as what still needs to be done to better integrate KDE applications with the Mac OS X environment.
Ben Reed is a software developer for the OpenNMS project, an open-source network management tool. In his spare time, he is a core member of the Fink project, aiding in the porting of a wide range of open-source software to Mac OS X.