I hear the complaints here that I hear everywhere. "It's new and different." "It's not like
the old version." "It doesn't work like I have been trained to work."
This is why 3.x is still around. It's called weaning.
As though KDE 3 were the optimal, intuitive UI, and didn't have its own operational problems.
Make people think that they're thinking, and they'll love you. Make people really think, and
they'll hate you. Nobody wants to learn -- learning is for other people. There is a common
social conception that applies very well to the desktop -- the apex of development is reached
when no further learning is required.