CMake config & target challenges on moving to KF5 namespace; dir structure & API dox (Re: Submitting Grantlee as a KF5 Framework)

Stephen Kelly steveire at
Mon Dec 30 10:29:48 GMT 2019

On 30/12/2019 08:55, Dominik Haumann wrote:
> Hi,
> Stephen Kelly <steveire at <mailto:steveire at>> schrieb 
> am So., 29. Dez. 2019, 15:03:
>     On 28/12/2019 23:30, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
>     > Why are you proposing to do a step back instead to the old
>     state, which
>     > everyone including you considered not that satisfying?
>     Because it's a temporary situation. We still have a way forward in
>     KF6
>     (which will open in a few months).
>     Generally, getting Grantlee into KF5 now also establishes the wrong
>     precedent. Grantlee should be split into two repos each with a tier 1
>     library (KF6::TextDocument and KF6::TextTemplate). The two are
>     independent and have nothing to do with each other aside from
>     authorship. That seems to be something you were objecting to, so I
>     want
>     to make sure that's something addressed on its own. The two KF6
>     libraries will then follow the KF6 naming conventions etc.
> With my KTextEditor hat on: KF6:TextDocument implies somehow a link to 
> QTextDocument or KF6:TextEditor, which both is incorrect, right?

QTextDocument is exactly what it's about, which makes the name 
KF6::TextDocument fully appropriate and correct.

> Before starting this work, let's clarify whether we can find a more 
> unique name (like KF6:GrantleeTextDocument).

The name I suggest is already correct.

> Since I haven't used Grantlee yet, I sm likely not the best person to 
> find a better name ;)

Remember, Grantlee is a set of Frameworks (*Just like KF5/6*) which 
happens to contain just TWO independent libraries.



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