Proposal regarding plasmate's release

Marco Martin notmart at
Wed Apr 1 11:51:02 UTC 2015

Any news on this?
besides plasmate, the repository has other utilities (plasmoidviewer, 
plasmaengineexplorer, plasmathemeexplorer, cuttlefish) that really NEED to be 

On Thursday 29 January 2015, Giorgos Tsiapaliokas wrote:
> Hello,
> I believe that before we release plasmate we should
> reconsider the release strategy.
> The current situation is that
> 1. the plasmate repo is in extragear
> 2. plasmate's repo version doesn't match the one of plasma.
> 3. the master branch contains the KDE4 code and the frameworks
>      branch contains the KF5 code.
> I propose to
> 1. move the plasmate repo away from extragear
> 2. release the plasmate repo together with plasma and all the applications
>      in it will follow plasma's version number. So there won't be
> plasmoidviewer 2.0
>      but plasmoidviewer 5.x
> 3. merge the frameworks branch into master and delete the frameworks branch
> 4. make the PLASMATE_BUILD_WITH_KDEVPLATFORM off(false) by default and
> add a
>      message that will inform the user that the plasmate application
> isn't ready yet
>      for production.

Marco Martin

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