KDevelop 4.0 development
mattr at kde.org
Tue Feb 26 03:08:41 UTC 2008
On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 3:53 PM, Andreas Pakulat <apaku at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 25.02.08 18:54:21, Amilcar do Carmo Lucas wrote:
> > To speed up development for KDevelop 4.0 I suggest:
> > - Do an alpha release to get publicity
> > - Send me sceenshots (On windows and OsX platforms it looks expecially
> > impresive) to put on the site.
> > Rationale: one of the most searched terms on "our" google is:
> > "KDevelop for windows"
> > So I guess that by advertizing it we will get some developers.
> As far as screenshots are concerned: Check my blog at
> apaku.wordpress.com, the posts with shots are relatively old but there's
> not that much that changed meanwhile.
> About a release: I'm not sure that makes sense yet. I didn't test for 2
> or 3 weeks, but the c++ support/editor was quite crashy back then. We
> only have very basic project support. there are about 3 or 4 plugins
> that are already quite far and thats it. Some API's still need actual
> code that uses them to get done right.
The C++ support is still pretty crashy.
> I know its "release early release often", but I'd like to have an
> application that we developers can use on a somewhat regular base before
> giving it to a wider audience. Especially as we might have to deal with
> a lot of "this is utter crap" messages and thats quite disastrous to
> developers motivation most of the time.
> Given that the hackathon isn't that far away, we could think about
> scheduling an alpha release 2 or 3 weeks after that (after the dust
> settled ;) ).
> BTW: In case you've got your calendar open and have the deadlines for
> KDE 4.1 in there, yeap I don't think we can make it for that release -
> at least not if we do the same as the rest of KDE did for 4.0 and
> personally I don't want that.
I want an alpha release after the hackathon. That makes the most sense to me.
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