backwards compatibility & how namespacing might help or not

Vishesh Handa me at
Wed Jan 28 00:56:08 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 10:28 AM, Harald Sitter <sitter at> wrote:

> > So yes, a better way of moving thing arounds is needed, or maybe we just
> need
> > the dust to settle a bit so that we realize where each thing really
> belongs
> > and it'll hopefully fix itself?
> Waiting for the dust to settle is what I have been told for almost a
> year now.

Frameworks hasn't even been out for a year. 6 months isn't a lot of time.

> How much more dust can there possibly be? :P
> The problem IMO is that supposedly the existing things will settle at
> some point, that doesn't mean a new thing couldn't end up in some
> plasma repo for 5.7 and then be moved into a framework 5.130 because
> it suddenly fits better into frameworks.

Are you trying to say that if something is once released part of Plasma it
should never be part of KDE Frameworks?

Also, this is going to happen again with KF 5.9.

Vishesh Handa
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