konq plugins (Re: KParts::TextExtension)

David Faure faure at kde.org
Mon Jan 3 09:49:23 GMT 2011

On Tuesday 28 September 2010, David Faure wrote:
> In fact, I don't understand why they are in extragear. I mean, yes, the 
> initial idea for kdeaddons was "so that they can be optionally installed",
> but  nowadays it means "and they have a separate release cycle" which
> makes no sense whatsoever, given that they are tied to konqueror anyway.
> Every time someone changes something in kdelibs or konqueror which affects
> the  plugins, this same problem arises. Not that we make bin incompat
> changes, but just depending on new features (from kdelibs or konq) is a
> huge issue every time.
> ==> How about we move these plugins to kdebase?

Done now, they are in kdebase/apps/konq-plugins.

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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