Review Request: include KolorManager in kdegraphics

Alex Fiestas afiestas at
Fri Mar 16 16:05:43 GMT 2012

On Friday, March 16, 2012 03:09:39 PM John Layt wrote:
> Here's my pragmatic take on it, without judging the merits of either project
> or their champions, and not knowing what the implications for application
> developers are.
> At the moment I believe we are only talking about KCM Modules to configure
> sub-systems external to KDE.  There is no code I'm aware of in kdelibs, kde-
> runtime, or kde-workspace that actually implements anything colour
> management related.  As such any KCM module to configure such a system
> belongs in extragear for now.  When a distro chooses one or other of the
> competing systems for their distro then they can package the appropriate
> KCM for that system.

> If the time comes when one or other system is integrated directly into one
> of our core modules or applications and requires to be configured, then
> that is the time for that KCM to move into the appropriate main module.
If they both stay alive and healthy then we may want to abstract the 
abstracted alrady asbtracted so our applications only have to care about that 
abstraction instead of caring about colord/oryanos/windows/mac

Abstraction++ (if possible :p)

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