Moving pop, imap and smtp koslaves from kdebase to kdepim

Harri Porten porten at
Sun Jan 4 15:54:25 GMT 2004

On Sun, 4 Jan 2004, Ingo [utf-8] Klöcker wrote:

> There might be other apps using those slaves, but:
> Installing the slaves if necessary is the task of the packagers. The
> user doesn't (or at least shouldn't) have to worry about it. Even SuSE
> in the meantime splits the cvs modules into smaller RPMs. So IMO this
> is no valid reason for the slaves to reside in kdebase. If the slaves
> are needed then the user's distribution installer will automatically
> install kdepim-kioslaves or even kdepim-kio_smtp, kdepim-kio_pop3, etc.

So would this mean that any argument of moving a library into kdelibs
because it is/might be used by more than one app is void as of now? What
about kab* and kresource for example? Following above argumentation they
could be moved out of kdelibs, too, right?


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