[Kde-pim] Re: kdepimlibs and kdateedit

Kevin Ottens ervin at kde.org
Tue Nov 30 21:09:42 CET 2010

On Tuesday 30 November 2010 12:37:12 John Layt wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 November 2010 10:18:39 Kevin Ottens wrote:
> > Sorry if the wording turned out unfortunate it wasn't my intent there. It
> > 
> > was more about a reality check:
> >  a) I can't devote much time to it on a regular basis (it's rather low on
> > 
> > my priority list), and I think I'm not the only one with that problem
> > since I hear this "let's move KDateEdit to kdelibs since *at least* 4.3";
> > 
> >  b) Until it's in kdelibs people will keep doing stuff in their own
> >  corner,
> > 
> > so the work I did so far will need to be done again for missing features
> > and so on, David's mail actually illustrate that well... The feature he
> > refers to wasn't there when I started. :-/
> > 
> > But OK, looks like I missed the window by a couple of weeks, so let's
> > make it for a "later release".
> > 
> > Regards.
> OK, so if it can't be in 4.6, how's this for a plan:
> * Merge Kevin's changes into the kdepim version so they are not lost and
> kdepim gets the benefit in the interim.
> * I bug fix the merged version in kdepim to fix the localization problems
> * Advertise loudly to all the projects with forks of KDateEdit that they
> may want to update their copy from kdepim.

You can count me in that list, I've a pet project with its own fork...

> * When trunk reopens, we move to kdelibs and I'll start hacking on it

Well, I'd be happy to pass it over someone else, so I definitely support that 
plan. ;-)

Kévin Ottens, http://ervin.ipsquad.net

KDAB - proud patron of KDE, http://www.kdab.com
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