Kill KIO (was: Repositioning the KDE brand)

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Fri Jul 17 07:42:00 BST 2009

On Thursday 16 July 2009, Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 July 2009, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > That's a dependency reversal. How can Qt integrate with a platform that
> > builds on top of Qt? That's an answer I've been trying to answer for the
> > past two years in my day job :-)
> >
> :-). For me, it's only been in the past year or so that I started to
> : realize
> that I'd like to Qt be on top of KDE...
> > I don't know how to solve this without stopping all KDE 4 work and
> > spending 2 years into making KDE 5.
> Eeek!
> For now, I'm trying to experiment with ways of abstracting away KDE in some
> form, like two plugins, one that links to the KDE dependencies and provides
> all the extras, one that only uses Qt, and use that from KOffice. I'm not
> really happy with it, though.

Can you make a list of concrete things which are problematic for you as it is 
now ?
Then it may get easier to get some progress.


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