Bugs in signalplotter.cpp

John Tapsell johnflux at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 09:18:40 CEST 2009

2009/9/21 Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at kde.org>:
> On September 21, 2009, John Tapsell wrote:
>> 2009/9/20 Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org>:
>> > Hi, not sure who's the responsible on that, blame says 73% of lines are
>> > from "leonhard" but CIA says he left KDE time ago, copyright mentions
>> > John so i'm mailing for John and plasma-devel (as replacement of
>> > leonhard).
>> >
>> > In plasma/widgets/signalplotter.cpp there is code like this
>> Bah, reason number 412 why code copying is evil.  This is a copy of an
>> old version.
> i can think of two approaches:
> a) make KSysGuard use QGraphicsView and share the widgets directly that way
> b) use a QGraphicsProxyWidget and encapsulate KSysGuard's classes that are
> used in libplasma

Do you know the advantages/disadvantages of those two approaches?  I
do want to get these merged.

Do I have to keep ABI/API compatibility now for plasma/widgets/signalplotter ?

> either way, it would be very nice to see KSysGuard using the plotter classes
> in libplasma (or libplasma using the same plotter classes as ksyguard, housed
> somewhere else) so we can get rid of this duplication altogether.

Which do you prefer?  I was thinking of moving the widget to
kdebase/workspace/libs   would this be sufficient?


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