change of maintainership in KDevelop

Richard Dale Richard_Dale at
Tue Apr 4 10:34:05 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 04 April 2006 00:26, Matt Rogers wrote:
> Roberto will still be making contributions, but his time is severly limited
> due to his obligations at TT.
Ah, that's good news - I got the impression he'd gone altogether.

> > But I really think we should have some kind of recruitment drive once
> > KDevelop 4.x is mature enough to be able to add extra people. Can we get
> > some ideas from projects like Amarok or whatever who are good at
> > attracting developers? Lots of tasks, like creating new project templates
> > are excellent first projects, and you don't need to be the new David
> > Faure to do them.
> >
> > If KDE doesn't have a killer application development environment for C++,
> > and for RAD development in languages like Python, Ruby, Java and C# that
> > can be used for custom application development, then it's going nowhere
> > as far as I can see.
> I would very much like to do to a recruitment drive, but I'd like to have
> things a bit more organized and also perhaps be able to provide better
> information on how to write new plugins or new language support parts, etc.
Yes you're right, until the framework exists and is documented then extra 
people won't make much difference anyway. Maybe I sound a bit too pessimistic 

-- Richard

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