RFC: On-demand package installation API in kdelibs

Jaime jtamate at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 20:53:16 BST 2010


Also this way also a KDE SC user not connected to Internet (or without
the packager media) could still use it without a popup every time he
uses the application.

2010/7/29 James Spencer <jamessp at gmail.com>:
> From a brain-dead user POV (myself), wouldn't a simple class to send a
> notification saying "What's Missing" and "Why You Might Want What's Missing"
> with any "Appropriate Warnings" via KDE's shiny new notification system suffice.
> That notification should come with 'Ignore' and 'Ignore Always' and 'Launch
> Default Package Manager'. KDE should then register a 'Default Package Manager'
> in 'System Settings' -> 'Default Applications'. (It's always surprised me that
> that setting isn't there.)
> Simple, simple to ignore, and easy for applications to opt in to, and not
> running over any distro's packaging system.
> _James

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