[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.

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