Okular moving

Allen Winter winter at kde.org
Mon Nov 13 19:49:03 GMT 2006

On Monday, November 13, 2006 02:36:41 PM Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> A Dilluns 13 Novembre 2006 20:13, Wilfried Huss va escriure:
> > Am Sonntag, 12. November 2006 22:34 schrieb Pino Toscano:
> > > So, can we move okular to kdegraphics?
> >
> > So what would this mean for Ligature (formally known as Kviewshell)?
> Did you read any reference to Ligature/Kviewshell in Pino's mail?
> > If I remember correctly there has been made a decision, that no
> > applications that are duplicating functionality will be allowed in the
> > core modules. 
> I don't remember such strong decision although i agree some people has 
> expressed this opinion, but for me, in a world where not all solutions are 
> perfect, i prefer to have two quite good solutions so that in case one fails 
> maybe the other works.
> > And we are definitely not interested in moving Ligature to Extragear.
> This sentence is so wrong...
> A) There is kpdf that is on kdegraphics in KDE 3.5. We rename it to okular and 
> put it on playground because all the other formats different than PDF were 
> not good enough. There is kviewshell that is on kdegraphics in KDE 3.5. You 
> rename it to Ligature and now claim that your project is there and can not be 
> replaced because "it was the first"? This is a quite weak argument in my 
> opinion.
> B) It is not you (nor me) who will decide if Ligature is going to be shipped 
> or not in kdegraphics in the case it is decided that only one of the two 
> programs can be on kdegraphics.
> To clarify, we just want to move okular to kdegraphics because lots of people 
> has been requesting it on IRC, my blog comments and personal mails.
> Albert (KPDF mantainer and Okular team leader)
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Wilfried Huss (Ligature maintainer)

Before this discussion gets really heated... may I suggest we table
the request until the new TWG is formed?  Specifically, this issue
falls under section "3.4 Reviewing applications" of the TWG charter,

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