it would be great to get your feedback when VL 6 SOHO goes into beta or RC testing.
Of course I'm always happy to help any way I can. You folks do have a really nice stable project going. As you said, for some reason, we're using very different packages. Some of that might be as simple as xfce vs kde. xfce people tend to use gtk programs, I tend to use all those things with a K in the name.
Your user base may simply not use those very much.
- how bad kubuntu can get (a few releases are good, many are awful)
- how slow debian release schedules are
- Suse is in bed with M$
You really have an opportunity to "own" the KDE marketplace, if
you can get enough testers to make sure everything works.