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

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Wed Apr 27 21:11:52 UTC 2016


El dimecres, 27 d’abril de 2016, a les 22:13:27 CEST, Alexander Neundorf va 
escriure:
> 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 ?

There would not be similar KDE project. AFAIK we don't have any project that 
is an email client built on XUL/GTK.

Cheers,
  Albert

> 
> Alex
> 
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