Fwd: Plasma 5.2 bits for kdereview

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Thu Jan 8 15:04:21 GMT 2015


On Wednesday, January 07, 2015 20:31:57 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > Albert has said he's fine with KDE Applications depending on Plasma (I
> > think)
> > http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kde-frameworks-devel/2015-January/021332.htm
> > l
> 
> I said "I'm fine with KDE Applications depending on Plasma to improve 
> workpsace integration" or something like that.
> 
> BUT libkscreen and libmm-qt don't seem
> workpsace-integration-improvement-libs  to me but basic libs to access
> system stuff.

libkscreen is mainly for reading and settings X configuration. That's quite 
workspace-specific. For use-cases typical for apps, there's way easier API 
(QScreen, for example).

libmm-qt ... I dunno, why would an app use it? (I can construct a weird use-
case, but in the end, information about modem setup is a system / workspace-
specific feature, not something typically done in apps.

There are no hard boundaries, much depends on interpretation, but given it's 
debatable, I think keeping these things together in kde/workspace makes sense.

Cheers,
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sebas

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