[kde-edu]: Re: branches/work/kde4

Laurent Montel montel at kde.org
Fri Jun 17 09:07:36 CEST 2005

On Friday 17 June 2005 06:13, Jason Harris wrote:
> Hi Laurent,


> Laurent Montel wrote:
> > I think that it's not good.
> > Me and other guys worked to port it to kde4.
> > So now don't think that we (I speak for me here) will work on to port it
> > after kde 3.5...
> I'm sorry to hear you are dissatisfied.
> Can you explain further what problem you have with this move?  I suspect
> you may be thinking that we have thrown away the work you did, but this
> is not the case.


> Perhaps you could read the thread discussing the move:
> http://lists.kde.org/?t=111892699700001&r=1&w=2
> and especially this message:
> http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-edu-devel&m=111893815527325&w=2
> We were concerned about not removing the existing work.  In fact, our
> original idea was to move the branch, not remove it.  However, we were
> told that this was unnecessary since SVN preserves the deleted branch.
> Only when we were assured that the existing work would not be lost, did
> we even consider deleting the branch.

Ok I understand. But how restore it after re-create kde4/kdeedu ?

> Please understand our motivation for this: the current 3.5 branch of
> kdeedu is not static, we expect to make substantial changes to it
> between now and the 3.5 freeze.  We are worried that, when it comes time
> to port to Qt4, the kde4 and kde-3.5 branches will have diverged so far
> as to make the merge very difficult. 

it was not possible to make merge as for other kde4 module ?

> It will be much easier to merge 
> when the "old" branch is no longer being developed.  We are simply
> trying to send the signal that we are not yet ready to have kdeedu move
> toward qt4 at this time.

So why do you created this branchs ?
kdepim guys didn't create this branch because they thought that it's not 
possible to develop 3.5 and 4.0.

> I hope you will contribute to the kdeedu porting effort when the time
> comes, if you have time.  That's totally up to you, though, of course.

I was irritated a little yesterday evening, therefore my answer was 
exaggerated a little.
Yes I will help you to port to kde4.

> sincerely,
> Jason


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