[dot] KDE Commit-Digest for 13th July 2008

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From: Danny Allen <danny at commit-digest.org>
Dept: it's-hot-at-akademy!
Date: Saturday 09/Aug/2008, @03:26

KDE Commit-Digest for 13th July 2008

   In this week's KDE Commit-Digest
[http://commit-digest.org/issues/2008-07-13/]: Work on themed buttons
and a TabBar (with animations) in Plasma [http://plasma.kde.org/],
initial work on a "grouping taskbar", and a "server hotlink" Plasmoid
imported. Many KDE games get new sound effects. The start of a graphical
user interface for the StepGame [http://stepcore.sourceforge.net/]
project. Basic Git, Bazaar, and Mercurial version control system support
in KDevPlatform (the basis of KDevelop4) [http://www.kdevelop.org/],
with Kross [http://kross.dipe.org/] scripting interfaces. A new
reflection architecture in the Kross Falcon bindings. A new "components
and libraries" information dialog in Digikam [http://www.digikam.org/].
Minimal proxy support in the HTTP KIOSlave. D-Bus actions for invoking
the Klipper context menu. Xinerama support in KSplash. Native "Open
With..." dialogs for the Windows platform. Beginnings of a "bias editor"
UI, and a rating widget added to the current track applet in Amarok
[http://amarok.kde.org/] 2. Added support for saving and removing
profiles in the Karbon [http://koffice.kde.org/karbon/] Calligraphy
tool. First working KSpread/ODS export for Kexi
[http://www.kexi-project.org/] reports. An experimental "cylinder"
effect for switching desktops in KWin-Composite. Beginning of a KControl
module to configure standard action shortcuts. The start of the
PowerDevil (power management) KControl module, with D-Bus support. A new
game, "Bomber", is imported into KDE SVN. Initial import of Dekoroom, a
"new home designer" (with Ogre + Blender support). The NEPOMUK
[http://nepomuk.semanticdesktop.org/] filewatch service moves into
kdebase. Initial commits of Kommodity/GIO (Qt/C++ bindings for
GIO/GVFS). Results of the "Fusion of Web Services with local services"
diploma thesis, making the D-Bus web service proxy widely usable.
KOffice [http://koffice.org/] 1.9.95 (Alpha 9) is tagged for release.
KDE SVN is branched to prepare for the release of KDE 4.1, with KDE 4.1
Release Candidate 1 released [http://dot.kde.org/1216132899/]. Read the
rest of the Digest here.

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