KMarkdownWebView (kpart) in KDE Review
Friedrich W. H. Kossebau
kossebau at kde.org
Mon Aug 21 23:18:19 BST 2017
KMarkdownWebView today entered KDE Review. This repo contains a kpart for
rendered display of Markdown files, using web technologies (webpage with
I consider it rather a hack and would favour something done natively in Qt
(e.g. like the Markdown Okular generator in https://phabricator.kde.org/
D7382). But for now it serves the use-case of providing a webpage-like
rendered display of markdown documents. Especially for the live preview
plugin for Kate & KDevelop currently worked on*.
See also https://cgit.kde.org/kmarkdownwebview.git/about/
The separate library libKMarkdownWebView is done for sharing code with a
thumbnailer plugin, whose code yet is to be committed to this repo, as it
resists to work right now.
Initial build on CI looks good:
And people on #kde-devel & #kdevelop also reported successful builds and
Target would be extragear/$SOMETHING, with $SOMETHING possibly "utils".
Initial release planned right after leaving kdereview.
Question: is there any appstream metadata possible for plugins?
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