[kde-community] KDE Mission - let's do this!

Martin Graesslin mgraesslin at kde.org
Tue Apr 26 05:44:03 UTC 2016


On Monday, April 25, 2016 10:22:13 PM CEST Alexander Neundorf wrote: 
> For actual "embedded" it may be different, but unfortunately I don't see
> this happening. IMO plasma should be the go-to technology for any advanced
> embedded Linux UI. But it just is not, and I don't know why. There was
> almost no response to the GENIVI mail. Or maybe plasma is too complex for
> the typical embedded vendor or they are just quicker with getting something
> which works (but is less flexible etc.) by implementing a UI themselves.

I wouldn't interpret too much into the GENIVI mail. Just face the fact that 
evaluating the situation will take several days. Unfortunately the Plasma team 
is rather full with work. Yes I'm interested, but till I find an empty spot for 
that takes some time. The mail got send in the middle of the very stressful 
GSoC evaluation period, etc. etc. And even if there were no replies on the 
mailing list we did talk with Agustin in the #plasma IRC channel.

And yes from the wider community we don't get the support for such things in 
Plasma. Rather the opposite. We get pushback for anything leaving the 
traditional desktop. Constantly. Just like your mail here.

Cheers,
Martin
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