Moving KMail, KNode, Korn and related libraries to kdepim
bo at sonofthor.dk
Tue Jan 14 21:53:10 GMT 2003
On Tuesday 14 January 2003 22:28, Andy Fawcett wrote:
> Bo wrote:
> > On Tuesday 14 January 2003 21:04, Andy Fawcett wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 14 January 2003 21:54, Bo Thorsen wrote:
> > > > ...
> > > > While I agree that smtp and possibly nntp needs to go to kdelibs,
> > > > I think that pop3 and imap4 is better placed in kdepim. If not,
> > > > then by that line of thought sieve should go to libs too (which
> > > > I' obviously wouldn't like).
> > >
> > > I would prefer to see _all_ ioslaves move to kdelibs, so that they
> > > are usable by third party apps too without a huge dependency trail.
> > That's the other way to do it. But right now there are ioslaves
> > scattered over the modules, and if this is the way things are
> > supposed to be, then pop3 and imap should go with kmail. If people
> > agree that kdelibs should be the place for all stable ioslaves, I
> > have absolutely no problem with that.
> Totally agree with this.
> Personally, I think keeping them all together would be the most
> sensible idea, since they are a common resource type (and yes, I think
> they are a resource).
By now I'm not really favouring one move over the other. As long as the
mail related slaves goes to either libs or pim, I'll be happy.
> > > Just because we want KMail (& co) to be the premier applications of
> > > their type, we should not stifle innovation by external developers.
> > > Making our ioslaves easy for them to use is one of our best selling
> > > points, code-wise, in my opinion. Sticking them behind a dependency
> > > chain won't help them at all.
> > Excuse me? The argument for making it externally available is sound,
> > but accusing kmail people of "stifling innovation by external
> > developers" is downright insulting and pure flaming troll bait.
> Please don't put words into my mouth that were not intended. Trust me,
> if I'm wanting to raise the flames, I can do it far more easily and
> much more eloquently than that.
> I was _not_ accusing anyone. I was trying to point out that by putting
> them in an easily accessable place for developers and users alike
> (somewhere like kdelibs, which we all have a dependency on anyway), we
> would actually avoid the sort of comments that you've just accused me
> All I want is for all options to be considered, for all reasons,
> without a flame war. I'm sorry you saw my post as provocative, it was
> certainly not intended that way.
Ok, thanks for clearing that up. Flame already extinguished :-)
Bo Thorsen | Praestevejen 4
Senior Software Engineer | 5290 Marslev
Klarälvdalens Datakonsult | Denmark
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