KDE 3.5.final? (Was: Release of KDE 3.5.10)

Benoit Minisini gambas at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Aug 21 19:23:32 CEST 2008

On jeudi 21 août 2008, Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> On Thursday 21 August 2008 14:24:13 Allen Winter wrote:
> > On Wednesday 20 August 2008 11:45:33 Stephan Kulow wrote:
> > > To state it more explicit: 3.5.10 is the last KDE 3.5 release. I had to
> > > fix two modules to even compile before I could tag it and I have
> > > _heavy_ doubts about the testing that the branch sees. And the less
> > > it's used, the more likely we'll see large changes breaking things for
> > > a small group - that would have been served better with leaving
> > > everything as it is.
> >
> > Can we discuss this decision a little?
> > Apparently some core devs think we shouldn't put an end to the 3.5 series
> > just yet.
> Putting an end to KDE 3.5.10 at this point delivers the wrong message to
> the public: "We don't care about KDE 3.5 anymore". I'd much rather if we
> released another bugfix update every couple of months, I'm sure users would
> appreciate it. KDE 3.5 is still widely used, and will be for some time.

I agree. 

I have just committed a patch that couldn't go into KDE 3.5.10, and in the 
future, I'd like to fix other annoying bugs like the"konsole eating all mouse 
wheel events" bug, and the "changing the global colour settings resets the 
global font DPI" bug.


Benoit Minisini

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