Requested Moratorium on hard to build dependency bumps for KDE 5

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Jun 7 09:01:32 BST 2011

On Tuesday, 7 de June de 2011 07:53:28 Tom Albers wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > IMHO it is out of the question to ask a developer to not implement a
> > great new feature just because the dependancies are too young.
> I disagree completely. I would very much welcome a policy that states that
> you can only depend on stuff that is available in the newest release of
> Fedora & KUbuntu & other KDE friendly distro's.

Note that both options are possible.

You can use newer versions if they are available and thus develop using 
features found in those newer versions.

You just have to make sure it still compiles with older (packaged) versions. 
The minimum requirement should be a released version at least a couple of 
months old.

Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) - thiago (AT)
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