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

Bram Schoenmakers bramschoenmakers at kde.nl
Thu Jun 23 13:35:48 BST 2005

Helio Chissini de Castro, you wrote something like this:
> On Thursday 23 June 2005 05:07, Michael Buesch wrote:
> > Quoting "Aaron J. Seigo" <aseigo at kde.org>:
> > > one option would be to do a KEG "release" every N months and just
> > > include the last stable release of every app in it. this would be more
> > > PR and awareness building than actual software release management,
> > > since the indivudal packages would have already been released
> > > separately, but this way one could probably get more attention for KEG
> > > (a release of 20 apps in a package is probably more newsworthy than a
> > > release of 20 apps separately over the course of a year).
> > >
> > > really, it would be more of a "software compilation". that free
> > > software for windows CD has done pretty much exactly this and has been
> > > able to get a lot more attention for the whole set of software than man
> > > of the individual packages could ever have hoped to.
> >
> > As far as I understood, that was Helio's (the extragear maintainer) plan.
> Exactly, this is the original plan..
> That's why exists a "stable" tag, like coolo said
> My plan is release a tarball for any keg categorie starting on 3.5 release.
> Maybe for 3.4.2 too.
> If app match the two basic requirements, have and stable tag with last
> stable release and compile against the current KDE main release, they can
> be in tarball. Simple decision.

Sounds good. Will you notify all KEG application maintainers about this?

Kind regards,

Bram Schoenmakers
KDE Netherlands (www.kde.nl)

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