GSOC 2011 QMLify widgets or something

Tomaz Canabrava tcanabrava at
Wed Feb 23 23:47:29 CET 2011

Travis, we can talk about the qmlfying plasmoids, I want to get a SoC
with QML on it, so it's one more thing to learn,
one thing I was thinking, the Kopete interface could be all qmlfyed (
the nick list ).

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 5:10 PM, Marco Martin <notmart at> wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 February 2011, Travis McHenry wrote:
>> Hey, I'm interested in the GSOC project for porting some plasma widgets to
>> QML.
>> I've done some work for Konversation over the past couple years (helping
>> port to qt4, redoing the channel list window, redoing encryption etc.) so
>> I'm well versed in Qt/C++ but not so much in QML. I was thinking to get
>> started I'd try my hand at making a google calendar widget (not just using
>> a webview) that supports agenda and task creation/completion in QML. The
>> plus side is that I actually want to have this widget so it's good
>> motivation lol. The downside is I've since learned there's no tasks api
>> yet and gtasks (android app) does this via 'magic' lol.
>> I'm new to the whole GSOC process so I'm hopin to get a lot of feedback.
>> Someone else already made  a thread about the QMLify widgets idea so I
>> figured I'd list some other ideas I might be interested in to get some
>> feedback on them.
>> 1) Plasma media center first release
>> Would this be just finishing up the project? I think this has been a GSOC
>> project before so I'm not sure how much work remains to be done. In other
>> words, I don't know if the level of work left to do would be enough to
>> warrant a GSOC project.
>> 2) Spread activities to applications
>> I'm not sure I understand what the ultimate goal is in this what
>> are the use cases for the finished product? Would it be basically making
>> applications have per-activity configurations? Like in konversation you'd
>> have tabs A B and C open up in activity 1 and in activity 2 you'd have D E
>> and F open?
> more like being able to show different lists of contacts in different
> activities, different email folders, also per activity in kmail, different
> sidebar bookmarks in dolphin and so on.
> Cheers,
> Marco Martin
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