git organisation for frameworks

Kevin Ottens ervin at
Mon Dec 23 08:39:40 UTC 2013

On Monday 23 December 2013 09:18:45 David Faure wrote:
> On Sunday 22 December 2013 15:07:55 Allen Winter wrote:
> > How about if we group all the current frameworks projects into a kdelibs
> > category?
> > 
> > Eventually we'd have a category for plasma, kdepim, etc.
> > 
> > the git urls wouldn't change, only the logical grouping would in the
> > projects database. so at the
> > level we would have kdelibs, kdepim, plasma, etc, etc
> > 
> > essentially I'm advocating we re-create the concept of modules under the
> > frameworks component.
> > 
> > in order to reduce clutter and group projects logically
> frameworks already have groups: the tiers, and the type (functional, etc.).
> I think a third orthogonal grouping is too much.

Indeed. Note however that those groups are more like tags or quality labels, 
not sure that'd be something we want to show in the grouping on for instance. I'm perfectly fine with everything under 
frameworks at that point.

> "kdelibs" is merely an historical thing at this point.


> The vision of the frameworks developers is that other frameworks that were
> not in kdelibs before, are very welcome to join the "frameworks" project,
> whether they come from kdepimlibs, libkdegames, etc.

And that too, which is apparently working since some of kdepimlibs might land 
in frameworks for 5.1.

Kévin Ottens,

KDAB - proud supporter of KDE,

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