What is a KDE app (was Re: Image viewer for KDE4 (Re: KView for KDE4?))

Olivier Goffart ogoffart at kde.org
Thu Jun 23 09:35:20 BST 2005

Le Vendredi 3 Juin 2005 14:27, Cristian Tibirna a écrit :
> On 3 June 2005 04:47, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> > (some people don't even consider extragear apps
> > to be "real" KDE, e.g. #93611 got reopened only because the person didn't
> > feel like installing something more than just KDE).
> This is IMHO a dangerous trend, if it really exists. We can't just state
> this situation, we need to do something to fix it. Some of the apps in
> extragear are the best of their kind in Linux realm (and sometimes in whole
> free computing, windows and macosx included). We have to find a way to
> correct this view. Promotion? Mentions in all KDE releases? Extragear
> releases (even for separate apps) with high energy announcements, à la
> KOffice?
> What do you think?

I think extragear application should be placed in the KDE ftp,  that make them 
a bit more official.

in a sub directory of kde/stable, one could put a extragear directory with all 
the extragear packages.

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