including libkmap and libkface to kdegraphics/libs for KDE 4.6...

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at
Fri Nov 5 13:54:29 CET 2010

Hi KDE release team,

This summer, digiKam team has work on 2 new features : face detection
and reverse geocoding.

These features have been implemented using Google Summer of code 2010.
You can see more information at these pages :

For Face detection we have implemented a shared library named "libkface"

For Reverse-Geocoding we have implemented another shared library named "libkmap"

Both libraries are hosted in a dedicated branche from KDE subversion repository.

As you can see, in digiKam release plan, 2.0 version is planed for may 2011 :

To be able to share this libraries between digiKam/kipi-plugins and
others part of KDE applications, we have planed to move this code from
GoSC2010 branche to kdegraphics/libs. Remember that digiKam team
already maintain 3 shared libraries named libkipi, libkexiv2, and

To have digiKam and kipi-plugins 2.0 compatibile with KDE 4.6, it will
be nice to move libkmap and libkface to kdegraphics/libs soon, if you
are agree of course.

What do you think about ? This plan still compatible with KDE 4.6
release rules :

Thanks in advance

Gilles Caulier
digiKam team

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