Nominate key KDE frameworks and packages for inclusion in the OIN Linux System Definition

Cornelius Schumacher schumacher at
Thu Aug 30 06:41:51 BST 2018

On Mittwoch, 29. August 2018 18:53:39 CEST Mirko Boehm wrote:
> KDE software is covered in the definition, but not in the latest version.
> KDE 3 and 4 packages are included. I would like to see the KDE frameworks
> and key shared libraries included. The system definition includes reusable
> components, applications (“leafs” of the dependency tree) are usually not
> included. The Linux System is updated every 18-24 months. We just finished
> one round of updates, so now is a good time to think about nominating
> updates to the latest versions of “legacy" KDE packages, and nominating new
> packages for inclusion.

Agreed. Let's get this updated.

> I am looking for somebody in the community to act as a “champion” for these
> nominations. Since I am involved in the review process in a stewardship
> role, I cannot also act as the nominator. The job entails working with the
> community to select the packages, put them all together in a spreadsheet,
> and then working with the OIN tech committee until the nomination is
> accepted. This needs to be completed by roughly mid 2019.
> Who wants to work with me on that?

I'm happy to do that. I'm generating this kind of data for 
already, so extending it for the use in OIN won't be too difficult.

Cornelius Schumacher <schumacher at>

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