KDE should strive for better java support to gain more developers.

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Sun Apr 27 18:36:21 BST 2008

Hi Peter,

On Sunday 27 April 2008, Peter Qusec wrote:
> Proposal: The kde project could get access to a huge pool of developers by
> integrating java into kde and allowing java applications to become part of
> the kde distribution.

KDE always had Java bindings but very few people used them and thus the 
bindings developers gave higher priority to other languages such as Ruby.

Since Trolltech now maintains Qt bindings and Java becoming available in 
distributions "main" repositories, this might shift again.

There is also a special purpose mailinglist for discussions on 


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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