The Technical Working Group's mission statement

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Mar 14 16:40:55 GMT 2006

Andras Mantia wrote:
>It's one thing that it's clear that scons was not supported while cmake
>was, but still a mail about this on kde-core-devel would be nice
>instead of simply stating "the choice has been made". No, I have no
>problem with cmake as I don't know it, just that the statement
>suggested that the TWG decided altough in the statues it says that
>decisions are reached on public mailing lists, namely kde-core-devel.

Again: this was no TWG decision. The TWG did not meet and decide "it's 
cmake". *I* composed the email on my own and wrote that cmake had been 
chosen because, from what I can see in kde-buildsystem, it HAS been 

I'll repeat: the simple fact that cmake is the only alternative here, 
short of going back to autotools, means that cmake is the choice.

If it's a matter of decisions, then let's decide: cmake or autotools?

  Thiago Macieira  -  thiago (AT) - thiago (AT)
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4. And æfter se scieppend ingelogode, he wrát "cenn", ac eala! se 
rihtendgesamnung andswarode "cenn: ne wát hú cennan 'eall'. Ástynt."
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