Namespaces in libkdecore

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at
Sat May 1 18:17:15 BST 2004

While talking to some other developers, it seems that the use of 
namespaces throughout KDE libraries is a wanted feature, despite the 
fact that it would break source compatibility.

So, having that in mind, I intend to merge libqt-addon back into 
libkdecore (whence it came in the first place, a year ago) using 

The question then becomes: what would be the best way?

My personal preference is to have
in an include file called

Hence, my QStreamSocket class would become KDE::Network::StreamSocket, 
in include file knetwork/streamsocket.h (inside kdelibs/kdecore).

Do you like this proposal? Any other suggestions? Drop namespaces 

I plan to ask sysadmin for the move during this week, maybe Monday.
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