[Digikam-users] Digikam and the KDE

sleepless sleeplessregulus at hetnet.nl
Sun Oct 9 11:45:36 BST 2011

The main point of my thoughts is the gut feeling that we are going down, 
because of the greatness and complexity of kde and digikam.
Bugfixing and fixing the bugs in the fixes is a downward spiral, at some 
point you need to rethink, redraw and rebuild.
Op 07-10-11 19:32, David Vincent-Jones schreef:
> Of course this is plain heresy but .... looking at digikam installation
> problems I have had and that others share on the forum, many of the
> difficulties appear to be rooted in the tight integration of the program
> along with the requirements of its desktop environment.
> As far as I can tell this is the only program running on my system that
> requires a very large desktop emulator, and of a specific release build,
> to operate correctly. To me, this is more than highly reminiscent of the
> Microsoft bloatware from which I fled some years ago.
> Are there graphic, or other, functions that can only be done under this
> environment? I hardly think so. Is my desktop improved by the use of
> this emulator? If so I do not see it.    ....... Are there any thoughts,
> or moves towards, extracting Digikam into a more neutral environment?
> David
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