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Re: mark kget obsolete?




On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 10:56 AM, Thomas Pfeiffer
<thomas.pfeiffer@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Montag, 25. April 2016 07:58:04 CEST Luigi Toscano wrote:
>> Il 25 aprile 2016 03:40:33 CEST, Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@xxxxxxx> ha
> scritto:
>> >distro packagers note that libktorrent for kf5 conflicts with the one
>> >for kde4, which is needed for kget.
>> >
>> >kget for kf5 is in a semi-ported state now, and i wonder if anyone uses
>> >it at all. for example it has konqueror integration, but hey who uses
>> >konqueror nowadays? chromium, firefox and qupzilla (the most wayland
>> >friendly btw) have their own download managers.
>> >
>> >so i suggest either announce kget as being obsolete or finish its kf5
>> >porting (i.e. find someone who could scratch his own itch doing that).
>>
>> Or why don't you make the new version of the library co-installable?
>
> Why?
> Either kget gets ported to KF5, or it's dead anyway. We should not tolerate
> applications hanging in a transition forever.

FWIW, the library not being co-installable is kind of a bug, or at
least bad form anyway.

HS