[kde-community] Non Api-stable libraries/frameworks - Re: Applications in KDE Generation 5

Kevin Krammer krammer at kde.org
Thu Jan 16 11:00:36 UTC 2014


On Thursday, 2014-01-16, 01:33:34, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> El Dimecres, 15 de gener de 2014, a les 21:47:17, John Layt va escriure:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > * Application domain-specific libraries such as libkipi or libkcddb
> > may now be better organised under Frameworks rather than their
> > modules, where they could gain a wider user base and a clearer
> > maintenance viability.  Can we have a Frameworks category for non-api
> > stable libraries?
> 
> I am not sure I would call it "Frameworks", but yes, that makes total sense,
> for example at the moment our mobipocket library just uses QtCore and QtGui
> but since it's using all the KDE cmake stuff it's not that easy to re-use
> "from the outside".

I also think it is important to not call those "Frameworks", because it 
dilutes the assumption we want developers to make about Frameworks, e.g. 
stable, maintained, scheduled releases, etc.

Cheers,
Kevin
-- 
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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