Summer of Code Proposal - Looking for a mentor

Dominik Haumann dhdev at
Mon Mar 9 11:33:30 GMT 2009

On Monday 09 March 2009, Matt Rogers wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 08, 2009 at 04:19:16PM +0100, Nicola Gigante wrote:
> > Hello everybody. I'm looking for a mentor for the gsoc for a project
> > involved with kdelibs. I've asked to some developers on IRC (notably
> > dfaure and lfranchi) to review it and they gave me useful advice.
> >
> > You can find the PDF at:
> >
> >
> >
> > I also plan to send it to the kate mailing list because it can interest
> > kate developers too.
> > Every comment and suggestion is welcomed.
> >
> > Thank you for your time.
> >
> > Nicola
> In general, this is a great idea. I don't think that Kate should be one
> of your porting targets though.
> I don't see the point of taking this new framework that you're going to
> come up with and port the kate part to that when it is already using a
> well defined set of interfaces (see KTextEditor) that were specifically
> designed for the features of Kate and other text editors in mind.

I sort of agree here. Though, I'd like to mention that jowenn once 
introduced a KDocument and KView abstraction in KDE3, the idea also was to 
have a more broad document/view architecture, iirc. But for details, best 
ask jowenn directly :)


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