kdenetwork: KRDC

Allen Winter winter at kde.org
Sat Jul 21 18:36:56 CEST 2007

On Saturday 21 July 2007 9:02:16 am Urs Wolfer wrote:
> Hi all
> We need to decide what to do with KRDC. I have rewritten this app as GSoC 
> project [1]. I know that trunk is frozen for some time already for new / 
> resurrected apps; but IMHO this is a special case. KRDC in trunk is quite 
> broken. VNC support does not work at all. A lot of other things 
> (actions, ...) are not usable.
> The rewritten KRDC works fine here. I have already done a lot of testing. Of 
> course I will work more on it, but almost all features from the old one are 
> already implemented (and also some nice new features). These further features 
> are not really important to be in an initial release. The branches KRDC is 
> IMHO in a state where you can use it for productive work.
> KRDC depends now on libvncserver, which is already needed by KRFB in trunk. So 
> this should not be a problem.
> Now I would like to know what you think about this issue: Better have a broken 
> app in kdenetwork 4.0 (where we know what not works for sure), or have a new 
> (working) app (that is probably not that good tested)?

I don't see the problem.  KRDC already exists in kdenetwork, so all you are doing
is replacing the current code with better code.  I call that porting.

Of the two choices, a new working app is certainly the best idea.


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