Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Sun May 13 15:34:53 UTC 2012

El Divendres, 4 de maig de 2012, a les 12:51:38, Laszlo Papp va escriure:
> > In my opinion, usage of the Plasma Components is preferable in comparison
> > to creating an own widget set for QML.
> https://qt.gitorious.org/qtplayground/qtdesktopcomponents
> > All components live either in kde-libs or in kde-runtime, so their are no
> > additional dependencies for KDE applications wanting to use them.
> That is incorrect. The plasma components reside in kde-runtime. It is
> an additional dependency for a kdelibs based application which is the
> case with QtGui, KDE UI or qt desktop components.

Sorry Laszlo but you are wrong, kde-runtime is a runtime dependency for all 
kde applications as of now.

True, you can run some of them without kde-runtime with some varying degree of 
functionility lost, but by definition kde-runtime is a dependency of all kde 
apps (at least for the desktop)


> > On top of that, they exist and they are maintained. Maintaining a complete
> > widget set isn't a trivial task and our development resources are rather
> > limited, so I would definitely try to reuse the existing code base.
> You do not need. Take a look at the desktop components, plus this one:
> http://codecereal.blogspot.com.br/2012/04/qml-themingstyling.html
> > The only real argument I can think of against the usage of QML Plasma
> > Components is that they have different look than the traditional
> > QtWidgets.
> > But as the Plasma Components are theme-able even this should be solvable.
> So before dropping a frontend, why not create a theme-able frontend
> for us then ?
> > I think in the context of KTouch, which relies heavily on custom graphics,
> > this is hardly a problem, or at least a rather small problem among lots of
> > more important tasks, like the severe feature regressions, so I'm going to
> > focus on these first.
> Pretty please, do not force the users for using Plasma only,
> especially if there are other alternatives existing I am happy with.
> I am really worried about this Plasma enforcement in general. As for
> me, it is scary to hear delete everything which is non-plasma...
> Best Regards,
> Laszlo Papp
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