This text had not been updated in a while, and mentioned "workspaces" as a product line. Let's bring it up to date.
KDE has created the friendly and powerful Plasma desktop environment
KDE has created the most friendly and powerful desktop environment, Plasma.
KDE is a cooperative enterprise in which no single entity
KDE is a disaggregated development community not governed by...
Just my .02 :D
FYI, according to an old custom mentioned at https://community.kde.org/Schedules/Frameworks , KF5.52 is already in string freeze, thus this change may only be pushed after 5.52 is released. However you can ask for an exception in the kde-i18n-doc mailing list unless it gets too close to KF5.52 tagging day.
Why does this dialog not say anything about the version of KDE. I think here the KF5 version and maybe the Qt Version should be shown here. I always found it kinda odd that the "About Application" dialog contains this and not the About KDE dialog.
There is *no* version of KDE. KDE is only the community. It's clearly stated in that message.
I think here the KF5 version and maybe the Qt Version should be shown here. I always found it kinda odd that the "About Application" dialog contains this and not the About KDE dialog.
That's the right place where they belong: information about the application and its dependencies.
Agreed, we can wait until after 5.52 is tagged before landing this (assume we even get consensus before then. :) )
That seems like boasting to me, and invites comparisons to other environments that we could lose in some people's eyes. I'd prefer not to make this change,
Hmm, I like the existing one better. In particular, "disaggregated" is a very complex and uncommon word that could be avoided in the interests of clear communication.
KDE is a cooperative enterprise in which no single entity controls the efforts or efforts or products of KDE to the exclusion of others.
I think this sentence is too complex. I'd suggest writing something like "KDE is a cooperative enterprise: nobody controls all efforts or products. Instead, we work together to achieve our common goals."
Thanks for the update, and for tightening some of the language. The only nag I have is with the last sentence in the first paragraph.
Seeing Plasma described as "friendly" seems a bit like fluff and is an awkward choice of words for a user interface. I know you were probably going for "user-friendly" and that it would be a bit cumbersome when added to the sentence, but I think it might be best just to strike "friendly and powerful" entirely, since the sentence runs on a bit as it is.
My only suggestion: KDE creates the efficient, powerful Plasma desktop environment, hundreds of high-quality applications and the many software libraries that support them.
Past tense makes the present version seem static.