RFC: On-demand package installation API in kdelibs

Milian Wolff mail at milianw.de
Wed Jul 28 17:50:23 BST 2010

On Wednesday 28 July 2010 18:47:23 Chani wrote:
> > It is okay to just gently say "You requested to do something, which
> > currently can't be done with $app, please go to package manager and
> > install $application|$plugin",
> > but any magic to try to install it should not happen.
> the way I read, it, lubos was suggesting something more like "if you want
> to install support for $feature, click here" instead of "oh, you don't
> have $feature, good luck finding and installing it on your own!"
> magic can be good when it's implemented right :) and I'm sure the existing
> complaint dialogs already come with don't-ask-again checkboxes where
> appropriate.


This is really a good way to make applications easier to use for beginners.

Go Lubos!
Milian Wolff
mail at milianw.de
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