Filelight into kdereview (again)

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Tue Sep 28 15:35:48 BST 2010


On Tuesday, September 28, 2010 16:10:56 Tom Albers wrote:
> > On September 28, 2010 15:53:50 Nick Shaforostoff wrote:
> > > Hi guys. I just wanted to let you know that i plan (want) to make a
> > > qt-only version of filelight, so that it is more nicely received by
> > > windows users.
> >
> > okay, I'm a bit offtopic here, but whyyyy does it have to be qt-only
> > to be
> > used on windows? do we not have a "kdelibs windows for dummies" guide
> > (for
> > both users and developers)?
> > is getting kdelibs onto windows that much harder than getting qt onto
> > it? is
> > there any good reason for it to be harder?
> >
> > is kde not good enough for windows? :P come on guys...
> 
> Big +1.

I also don't see why we should make filelight harder to maintain for removing 
a dependency on kdelibs, which is also available on Windows.

If you want to make it easier for Windows user to install filelight, help out 
the KDE on Windows team rather than axing through other people's code with 
half-assed portability measures.
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