shared lib: conversion-lib in Plasma

Allen Winter winter at
Thu Jul 16 22:12:54 BST 2009

On Thursday 16 July 2009 2:43:22 pm Carsten Niehaus wrote:
> Moin moin
> My SoC student Kashyap R Puranik is coding something for Kalzium
> (kdeedu) which needs a unit conversion library [cf [1]]. The Boost-lib
> is not enough (missing units) while the Plasma-lib in
> 	kdeplasma-addons/libs/conversion
> was almost perfect. He only needed one missing feature which Kashyap
> implemented. That was merged some days ago:
> Now there is one problem left: We (kdeedu) don't want Kalzium to depend
> on kdeplasma-addon. Furhtermore, the whole lib doesn't depend on
> anything from Plasma, it doesn't even depend on QtGui, only uses low
> level classes like QStringList or QString.
> I don't think a unit conversion library belongs into kdelibs itself, but
> kdepimlibs doesn't work either. But where could it go?
I don't think having such a library in kdelibs is such a bad idea, actually.

By policy, we usually require at least 2 users of the library before it
can be added into kdelibs.  But this seems like something worth
having around in kdelibs to me.


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