Help make the KDE Platform modular, instead of complicating each single KDE program

Dominik Haumann dhdev at
Wed Sep 29 22:17:10 BST 2010

On Wednesday, 29. September 2010, Anders Lund wrote:
> On Onsdag den 29. september 2010, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> > For example the kdepimlibs-vc90 dependencies ? Why is is required and
> > if yes, how could the related part/library be packaged separatly to
> > avoid the complete kdepimlibs package ?
> Kate uses kdepimlibs to get the name and email of the user for template
> expansion. This is cool, but of course when installing to a non-native
> platform, it adds dependencies.
> But hey, why not just use linux (or another free os)? ;)
> Anyways, harddisk space or memory can't be a problem these days. If you
> want to use KDE software, using it with features cut of to save harddisk
> space (or memory) is ridiculous!

Btw, with regard to Kate: If we get our git-module (what we very much want), 
there is no dependency just because of Kate anymore...


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