proposal: remove KTextEditor interface from kdelibs repository

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Tue Feb 1 18:42:04 GMT 2011

On Tuesday 01 February 2011, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> Mardi, le 1 février 2011, à 18:53, Sune Vuorela a écrit:
> > On 2011-02-01, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau at> wrote:
> > > Uh, that is old-fashioned. Should instead ask the user whether she
> > > wants to install the proper text editor module. Isn't there some simple
> > > standard api for that these days?
> >
> > A simple standard api for what? installations of scripts and wallpapers
> > and stuff, sure. there is the ghns things.
> >
> > For isntallation of compiled stuff, no.
> Not something related to packagekit or similar? Eh, IMHO there should be
> something like that if there isn't. With OBS and Co. compiled stuff is not
> that much different, you just get a variant tailored to your (hardware)
> profil. Can someone please empty my TODO list? :)
> > And I'm not sure there should be
> > such a thing.
> Hm. You don't agree that a user experience like
> 	"Sorry, missing X to do Y. Would you like to get X now for that?"
> is better than one à la
> 	"Na, no way to do Y."?

I think Lubos proposed something like this "recently", i.e. at some point last 
year here on this list.


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