11 Strawmen About KDE4

 1. “KDE4 is finished”

 2. “Releasing KDE 4.0 was a mistake”

3. KDE needs a fork

4. “KDE needs to drop Plasma”

5. “Plasma lacks functionality”

6. “KDE4 cannot cure cancer”

7. “The whole KDE4 desktop interface is radically new”

8. “I am forced to use the KDE in the dark because my light is broken”

9. “The KDE team does not like llamas”

10. “KDE 4 vs 4.0 is confusing”

11. “KDE should just have told the truth and not pretended KDE 4 was ready and then articles like this would not have been necessary 6 months later”

To see rebuttals to all these strawmen and more, read the article over at groklaw: http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20080710131440951