Plan to transition to KDE Frameworks
faure at kde.org
Wed Aug 10 00:05:53 BST 2011
On Monday 08 August 2011 00:42:50 Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Saturday, August 06, 2011 09:32:02 AM David Faure wrote:
> > The next step is to backport the few bits of new api that went into master
> > and that application developers started using, into the 4.7 branch of
> > kdelibs. I'll work on that, but help is welcome too.
> This plan seems to be contrary to the KDE Point Release Policy . At this
> point I don't see an easy way out, but it would be good if a cutoff point
> for these additional API changes in 4.7 could be set (perhaps no later than
> 4.7.1's release).
>  http://techbase.kde.org/Policies/Minor_Point_Release_Policy
Under some conditions, the policy allows new API in a stable branch.
We decided that these conditions were met :-)
(IIRC there were only three, and they were rather minor and safe; a KUrl::List
constructor, a new exported method, a new signal)
David Faure, faure at kde.org, http://www.davidfaure.fr
Sponsored by Nokia to work on KDE, incl. Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org).
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