Bringing Cantata under the KDE umbrella?

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Mon Feb 20 12:21:14 GMT 2023

Am 20.02.23 um 13:18 schrieb Aleix Pol:
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2023 at 12:28 AM Heiko Becker <heiko.becker at> wrote:
>> On Sunday, 19 February 2023 23:36:22 CET, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
>>> El diumenge, 19 de febrer de 2023, a les 16:29:24 (CET), Heiko Becker va
>>> escriure:
>>>> Cantata is a Qt based MPD client, which was archived by its
>>>> original author
>>>> [1]. I started some porting to Qt6 but I wondered (and was asked in
>>>> #kde-devel today) if it would make sense to move it to KDE's
>>>> infrastructure? Despite being archived, it still works quite
>>>> nicely. And ...
>>> My only 2 concerns are:
>>>   * Is anyone going to work on it? I guess you?
>> Yes.
> Part of the incubation process is to gather what's the team working on it.
> It feels wrong to incubate a project that is already out of
> development. Especially when we already have a number of music
> players...

Cantata isn't a "music player"
it's the by far best MPD client

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