New Feature for kdelibs (Was: The case for a kdelibs 4.8)

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Wed Nov 9 16:53:58 GMT 2011

On Wednesday 09 November 2011, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Wednesday, November 9, 2011 15:28:48 andrea diamantini wrote:
> > I think that every app using cookies would like to have this patch merged
> > ASAP, expecially browsers.
> > This will help/fix/improve features like "private browsing" and so on.
> > So please don't let us wait for the "big Universe reordering" to have it.
> > :)
> help us make the "big universe reording" happen and everyone will get these
> kinds of changes sooner.
> frameworks needs to happen. to happen, it needs people working on it. if we
> continue to allow ourselves to work on 4.x instead .... well, the math is
> simple.
> the problem here is that people do not yet consider frameworks to be the
> next version of kdelibs. it has not yet sunk in that, yes, indeed kdelibs
> 4.x is done. bug fixes are welcome and encouraged, of course, and are
> merged into frameworks.
> but we need to shift into a mindset where framework _is_ the next version
> of kdelibs. not something for someone else to work on and give us in some
> far distant undetermined future, but for us to work on so we can have it
> sooner rather than later.

But it will be not before Qt 5.0.

Personally, I don't have a problem if not too many people work on the 
frameworks yet, since the cmake stuff for frameworks is not yet done by far.
And things will still change there. This is easier if there are not that many 
people there yet.


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