[dot] KDE Commit-Digest for 3rd August 2008

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From: Danny Allen <danny at commit-digest.org>
Dept: hello
Date: Tuesday 19/Aug/2008, @05:36

KDE Commit-Digest for 3rd August 2008

   In this week's KDE Commit-Digest
[http://commit-digest.org/issues/2008-08-03/]: The Plasma
[http://plasma.kde.org/] "extenders" project is merged into kdebase,
with initial integration into the kuiserver applet. Continued work on
the systray-refactor, and more work on the "Weather" Plasmoid. A whole
load of bugfixes for Kicker 3.5.10. A new "Magic Lamp" minimize effect,
and a rework of the "Grid" effect in kwin-composite. Support for
extracting artwork from iPod's, tag editing and removing files from MTP
devices, and scriptable services (including a "web control" script), and
lots of other developments in Amarok [http://amarok.kde.org/] 2.0. An
automatic image fetching script/plugin added to Parley
[http://edu.kde.org/parley/]. Basic XLIFF support in Lokalize. Support
for regular expressions in KSysGuard graphing. Improved support for
password protected archives in Ark
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ark_(computing)]. Support for saving file
fonts embedded into a PDF file in Okular [http://okular.org/]. A new,
enhanced Strigi [http://strigi.sourceforge.net/] service (using KDE
technologies) for interfacing with NEPOMUK [http://nepomuk.kde.org/].
KJots and KTimeTracker can now be deactivated (while KMail
[http://kontact.kde.org/kmail/], KOrganizer [http://korganizer.kde.org/]
and KAddressbook cannot) in Kontact [http://www.kontact.org/].
Beginnings of "master pages" support in KWord
[http://koffice.kde.org/kword/]. Rocs, a graph algorithm tool, added to
playground/edu. "Google Gadgets for Plasma" moved to kdereview, "Timer"
Plasmoid moved to kdeplasma-addons. Read the rest of the Digest here.

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