Qt MathML Widget

John Tapsell johnflux at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 15:40:52 GMT 2009

2009/3/16 Allen Winter <winter at kde.org>:
> On Monday 16 March 2009 11:26:51 am John Tapsell wrote:
>> 2009/3/16 Allen Winter <winter at kde.org>:
>> > On Monday 16 March 2009 9:59:34 am John Tapsell wrote:
>> >> Hi all,
>> >>
>> >>   The Qt MathML widget is now LGPL'ed!  But it's a seperate addon.
>> >>   Can we add it into kdelibs?  So programs like KAlgebra can use it.
>> >> And I'd love to see math support in konqueror.  And support in
>> >> konversation, and oh just imagine speedcrunch with this!  I'm getting
>> >> positively dizzy!
>> >>
>> >>   http://www.qtsoftware.com/products/appdev/add-on-products/catalog/4/Widgets/qtmmlwidget
>> >>
>> > Why not deal with this like we do other optional, external packages?
>> > You'll need to write a FindQtMathML.cmake
>> >
>> > And then start using it and get the other apps to use it as well.
>> Sounds good, but place it where in kde svn?  It will almost certaintly
>> have to be modified to be useful.
> Oh, I assumed it was a living, operational project already.

As far as I know, we can download a tar ball of the code.  Nothing
else - no version control, no team, no bug tracker etc.

It would seem to certainly require kde to adopt it.

>> And programs aren't going to want
>> to add a dependency that is difficult for users to get.
> Is someone willing to take over maintenance of the code?

Maybe someone could put out a cry-for-help on their blog and find
someone willing to care for it :-)


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