[kde-community] Let's kill Jovie/KSpeech

Jeremy Whiting jpwhiting at kde.org
Wed Sep 9 16:17:16 UTC 2015


QtSpeech will be part of Qt 5.6

On Wed, Sep 9, 2015 at 9:58 AM, Jonathan Riddell <jr at jriddell.org> wrote:
>
> Do you know if there's any plans for the release of QtSpeech?  I see
> some KDE bits ask for it at build time but with no release we don't
> have any packages and it doesn't get used.
>
> Jonathan
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 09:44:08AM -0600, Jeremy Whiting wrote:
>> Hey all,
>>
>> As the subject says, I think it's time to retire/kill Jovie. It served
>> its purpose and has been replaced by QtSpeech (as optional
>> dependencies all over the place). As seen here [1] only one more place
>> that we release from for Applications 15.12 is left and I pushed a
>> change to konq-plugins today that ports it from KSpeech to QtSpeech,
>> so nothing is using KSpeech any longer except for the caveats listed
>> below.
>>
>> A. Okular master branch is using KSpeech still, frameworks branch
>> isn't so Jovie can't die until okular's frameworks branch is merged to
>> master branch for release.
>> B. KDE-baseapps frameworks branch is using QtSpeech, but master branch
>> is still kdelibs4/KSpeech based. What is the timeframe for merging
>> kde-baseapps frameworks branch to master branch?
>>
>> thanks,
>> Jeremy
>>
>> 1. http://lxr.kde.org/ident?_i=KSpeech&_remember=1
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