(capitalized as aKademy
before 2008) is an annual contributors and users conference of the KDE
community. Akademy is held at varying venues in Europe.
While Akademy usually takes place in late summer or early autumn and is always held in Europe
, Camp KDE
, another annual contributor's conference of the KDE community, is held on the American
The numbers below are the participation at the Akademy 2008.
- Two-day KDE conference, 350 people.
- One-day KDE e.V. meeting, 80 people.
- Five-day hacking session, 350 people at the start, 250 people at the end.
- Social program like a reception, party and optionally a sight-seeing tour.
The yearly Akademy conference gives Akademy Awards
, are awards that the KDE community gives to KDE contributors. There are three awards, best application, best non-application and jury's award.
KDE One is the first KDE community meeting with 15 participants, and budget is 14000 DEM (7158 EUR). The results of discussions are: KParts
for embedding applications into each other, definition of a filesystem standard, all applications should be internationalized, need a list of keybindings that are obligatory for all applications, and need more and better documentation. The social event is a walk though the historical town of Arnsberg. The sponsors helped with money donations consists of S.u.S.E. GmbH, Caldera Inc., LST Software GmbH, O'Reilly Verlag, JF Lehmanns... Read More