print-manager and wacomtablet to Plasma

Nate Graham nate at
Wed Nov 1 00:10:55 GMT 2023

On 10/31/23 17:28, Nicolas Fella wrote:
> On 10/31/23 23:23, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
>> El dimarts, 31 d’octubre de 2023, a les 20:43:47 (CET), Jonathan 
>> Riddell va
>> escriure:
>>> As discuccsed in Plasma meeting and just now with KDE gear release 
>>> spods,
>>> Plasma would like to take over releases of print-manager and 
>>> wacomtablet.
>>> This means renumbering the tars from e.g. 23.08 to 5.80.0.
>>> Any issues?
>> What's the rationale for such move?
> See
> where I originally brought up the topic
> partly it's not relevant any more since we settled on releasing Plasma
> and Gear together this time. The point about these being effectively
> tied to Plasma still stands, and as such releasing them together makes
> sense, for example because it makes it easier to deal with changes in
> their interaction with Plasma

Yes, the idea is to move into Plasma the things that really only make 
sense to use *in* Plasma. Having such software follow the Plasma release 
schedule prevents the problem of unsynchronized changes due to differing 
release schedules, which bit us multiple times during the Plasma 5 cycle.


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