[kde-community] Fwd: KDE Vision – towards “wholesame” solutions

Alexander Dymo alex at alexdymo.com
Mon Feb 15 19:49:44 UTC 2016

On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 2:50 AM, Martin Graesslin <mgraesslin at kde.org> wrote:
>> Maybe GUI -> UI would solve that. Or "primary focus is the UI".
> Would be much better. It at least doesn't exclude things like speech
> recognition.

+1 to the UI

> Using a simple example: today I created a GSoC project idea which is a docker
> container for KWin to be useable as a Plasma mobile emulator and also cloud.
> Is that UI? I don't know. It would render somwhere, but is that enough to
> consider it as a UI? Or is in that case KWin just a piece of server software
> without any UI (e.g. access through VNC/rdesktop/html5 with no direct
> interaction in KWin)?

It's rather simple. All these pieces (and also the Akonadi example
that Ingo brought) are the foundation/infrastructure to the "thing"
that the end user will see on their device and interact with.

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