Question About kde-review and release schedule
gallien.matthieu at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 22:17:42 GMT 2017
On lundi 27 février 2017 22:44:29 CET Olivier Churlaud wrote:
> I just thought of something
> Le lundi 27 février 2017, 12:32:28 CET Matthieu Gallien a écrit :
> > Hello,
> > 2017-02-26 23:04 GMT+01:00 Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org>:
> > > El dissabte, 25 de febrer de 2017, a les 10:43:47 CET, Matthieu Gallien
> > > va
> > >
> > > escriure:
> > > > Hello dear release team and kde multimedia team,
> > > >
> > > > I was hoping to have my application (Elisa a simple music player
> > > > integrated
> > > > using Baloo) ready for a release with KDE Applications 17.04. I
> > > > believe
> > > > I am a bit late and need to finish one feature before being ready for
> > > > review.>
> > >
> > > Has your app being released at all?
> > >
> > > If you have never released it, I think it may be a better if you do a
> > > standalone release first and once we see how the public reacts to it,
> > > suggests improvements, etc. we can talk about including it for 17.08.
> > This is a good idea.
> > You have got me thinking about what I am trying to achieve. Indeed, I
> > would like to get feedback both from real usage and from users. One or
> > several releases are a good way to achieve that.
> I remember that when I worked on a project of mine, the best way to get
> people attention was to write a blog post on planet kde during the first
> alpha release, with a lot of pictures and eye-candy features of my app. You
> should definitely do that, expend on why it's relevant etc...
> Like this you'll get
> 1) a lot of hits on your blog post and raise awareness upon Elisa
> 2) get a lof of angry comments saying how wrong you are to do a music player
> (but... hell internet)
> 3) get some people testing it, reviewing it and even contributors
You are true and I should be doing it. Do you know how to get a blog hosted on
> So if you haven't (and I haven't found you in the git repo), ask for
> registring a blog to planetkde.org, and communicate.
I will start to communicate a bit more about Elisa.
By the way, related to the discussion we had some time ago, I am really
thinking about reusing the music database of Elisa to build a music collection
I would like to try to build a simple music collection manager after I get a
stable first version of Elisa.
Did you had design ideas for a music collection manager (like UI design) ?
I am thinking that a table interface easy to navigate by albums or authors
could provide an effective UI. I am using Picard but it is not enough for my
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