[kde-community] [Kde-pim] A new home for Mozilla Thunderbird at KDE?

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Wed Apr 27 20:13:27 UTC 2016


On Wednesday, April 27, 2016 17:49:56 Boudhayan Gupta wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On 27 April 2016 at 17:05, Frederik Schwarzer <schwarzer at kde.org> wrote:
...
> > - how much of our infrastructure can Thunderbird actually benefit from?
> >  ... or rather, are they willing to benefit from it at all? I have
> > Translations in mind. Will they switch to our way of doing things or will
> > they be an encapsulated project within KDE?
> > 
> > In short: this should not solely be a community decision but a technical
> > one as well.
...
> work, can't do more". Given that Thunderbird uses absolutely zero KDE
> libraries and shares no development processes with KDE, I suspect
> T-bird can make use of exactly nothing of our existing infra (except
> project management and perhaps CI).

hmm, if that's the case, are they actually qualified to become a "KDE project" 
?
>From the manifesto: "The project stays true to established practices common to 
similar KDE projects"  (https://manifesto.kde.org/commitments.html)

So, would they share any practices with similar KDE projects ?

Alex





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