Plasma 5.2 bits for kdereview

Luigi Toscano luigi.toscano at
Tue Dec 23 13:21:47 GMT 2014

Daniel Vrátil ha scritto:
> On Friday, December 19, 2014 06:46:11 PM Luigi Toscano wrote:
>> Jonathan Riddell ha scritto:
>>> Plasma 5.2 is due out next month and there's a few KDE projects which
>>> would be good to be included.  Please review these for inclusion in
>>> kde/workspace..
>>> kscreen and libkscreen maintained by Dan Vrátil.  libkscreen is already
>>> released with Plasma but isn't in kde/workspace.
>> I disagree with moving libkscreen to kde/workspace. It is a dependency for
>> at least one application (Okular), which has no Framework version for now
>> but it will have it. It would make more sense to have libkscreen in
>> Frameworks, like libnm*
> AFAIK Okular is using KScreen only to get DPI info, which was not provided by 
> QScreen in Qt 4. In Qt 5 you already have DPI API in QScreen, so you should 
> not need KScreen anymore.

Good to know, my point was that a library, which is not tied to a specific
desktop shell, could/should be useful for every application.

Your answer makes me wonder why libkscreen functionalities couldn't land into
QScreen itself, but I miss too many details from both components.


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