kde-pim dev needed, for a sponsored open source effort, to remove akonadi

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Sun Apr 15 17:26:05 BST 2018

Pablo Sanchez wrote:
> ...
> As previously mentioned by Martin the software layer between kmail and
> akonadi is where the problem lies.
> It is *not* broken beyond repair.
> Dan and Sandro (the core devs) know what is the problem and how to fix
> it. It will take time to fix.

could dan and sandro benefit from a hackathon this summer? i am sure 
that a suitable venue would be contributed, as well as hotel and train 
costs for any core dev who can't afford it. i've never coded in c++ or 
qt or plasma, but i would volunteer for qa and code review.

> As some may know, I have spare cycles to work with Dan/Sandro on the
> database side of things.
> Ben C has set up a VM that we are using for the dev work. Dan/Sandro
> have their dev environment set up on this box. I have access to it to
> do my database work.
> We share the same Linux account so if/when I replicate a problem,
> Dan/Sandro won't spend time trying to replicate it in their sandbox.
> Martin has kindly provided back end email server access (and gobs of
> email) for us to use.

as above, i hope you can find a way that the rest of us can help out.

P Vixie

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