[Kde-maemo] sprint opportunity

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Wed May 26 12:35:55 BST 2010

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 12:01 AM, Alexis Ménard <menard at kde.org> wrote:
> 2010/4/12 Artur Souza (MoRpHeUz) <asouza at kde.org>:
>> On Monday 12 April 2010, 08:14 Kevin Ottens wrote:
>>> Really it depends how much it'll be about bringing KDE/Qt on *symbian*
>>> (specific) or KDE/Qt on *mobiles* (generic). I've no experience with the
>>> symbian toolchain for instance or symbian based device.
>>> So I'm not overly interested in a sprint where I'd spend my time fighting
>>> over the symbian toolchain. Now if I spend the sprint working on less
>>> symbian dependent issue my personal interest would raise.
>>> I can't talk for the whole kde-maemo list of course, but I suspect that I'm
>>> not alone with this position.
>> +1.
>> Specially because doing Symbian work usually needs a Windows machine at some
>> point and most of us just don't use Windows (ok, we know that you can compile
>> Qt stuff on linux for Symbian too, it just not so good yet). Isn't Maemo/Meego
>> a good strategy for them? Or they really need Symbian related stuff ?
> Actually Qt for Symbian and Qt Apps builds fine with gcce on Linux.
> ThomasZ can talk more about it.
> Windows is not anymore a hard requirement.
> I agree with Kevin. We should more focus on how we can improve KDE for
> mobile than fighting against a build system.
> What will be the benefit of saying : "look KDE runs on Symbian" if KDE
> runs at 2 FPS eating 60% of the memory. No point. Nokia/whoever will
> not care.
> In the other hand if KDE runs fine on Maemo/Meego where we can already
> build/run/debug (with pain though) then it's just a matter of working
> later on the S60 port only.

Resurrecting this thread, does this or does this not mean there is
interest in a KDE-on-Symbian sprint?

> There is so many to do regardless of Symbian just by considering Maemo/Meego.
>> Cheers,
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