RFC: On-demand package installation API in kdelibs

John Layt johnlayt at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 28 18:30:56 BST 2010

On Wednesday 28 July 2010 16:58:57 Lubos Lunak wrote:
>  Comment, questions,

There's a long-standing wish in bko to allow users to install
KDE translations from the locale kcm, i.e. a big button in the Languages tab
saying "Install More Translations".  I'm currently re-writing the kcm and
was just about to ask around on opinions about it.

The Spell Checker kcm
could also do with an "Install More Dictionaries" button.

For this purpose
any such api would need to be able to queried for a list of language codes
for available translations or dictionaries to show the user, and then take a
given language code and try to install the translation or

Doesn't DrKonqi already do something like this for debug

You'd also need to talk to the Windows and Mac guys about


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