Permission Request to Backport a Desktop File Addition to kdebase 4.3

Tom Albers toma at
Tue Jun 30 22:53:49 CEST 2009

Op Tuesday 30 June 2009 22:11 schreef u:
> A Dimarts, 30 de juny de 2009, Fredy Yanardi va escriure:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I implemented a small feature for konqueror's searchbar plugin[1]. This new
> > feature requires new property in the kdebase's webshortcut searchprovider
> > desktop file, [Suggest] that contains the suggestion service for a specific
> > search provider [2].
> >
> > Since this request has been committed to the konq-plugins extragear module
> > as well, it will be included in the konq-plugins extragear accompanying KDE
> > 4.3. (KDE extragear has different release schedule, doesn't it?). But if
> > the searchprovider desktop file addition is not in the kdebase 4.3, this
> > feature is just non-functional (but no harm at all).
> >
> > Hence I request to backport the searchprovider desktop file additional
> > property to kdebase 4.3 to make this feature also functional in KDE 4.3.
> > Since it is a property addition to the desktop file, it should not affect
> > any other KDE modules, hence it is harmless.
> >
> > But if it is not allowed, we already have this for 4.4 :) (I still have few
> > TODOs for this feature, one is supporting opensearch)
> In my opinion we are too late in the process for new features, besides i'm not 
> sure if that'd need new strings to translate but then it would be a double no 
> from my side.
> Albert

I agree with Albert, hard freeze is there for ages already. And it is on a very visible point in KDE, so we want it properly tested before releasing it...

Besides the plugins are released at the same time as konq, so that's no convincing argument. 

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