[kde-promo] kdelibs frozen but... baloo...

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 14:12:59 UTC 2014

On Tuesday 25 March 2014 14:34:30 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 14:20:40 Jos Poortvliet wrote:
> > Reviewing the text as it should be for the announcement of 4.13, I notice
> > that it is quite hard to claim that KDELibs hasn't changed as it is
> > frozen
> > but 'by the way' we've made major changes to it ;-)
> tl;dr -> kdelibs itself is frozen, but there is a new support library
> offered with 4.13 for the semantic search (baloo). this is similar to
> adding a new library to kdesupport ...
> slightly longer:
> kdelibs itself is frozen. baloo lives in its own git repos, under the
> kdelibs namespace on projects.kde.org, see:
> 	https://projects.kde.org/projects/kde/kdelibs/baloo
> baloo is an additional library separate from kdelibs and the nepomuk stuff
> is also still there in their own repositories under the kdelibs namespace
> on projects.kde.org.
> so nothing has been 'tampered' with, though we've added a new library
> alongside kdelibs. applications that build against / use nepomuk continue
> to do so, and applications that port to baloo's API can elect to do so as
> of 4.13.

Ok, I can work with that. Thanks, Aaron!
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