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Re: Dropping kdelibs4-based applications in KDE Applications 17.12




Il 12 novembre 2016 04:18:58 CET, "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> ha scritto:
>On 11/11/2016 11:32 AM, Luigi Toscano wrote:
>>> Will we still release the KDE4 platform for not-yet-ported extragear
>>> > applications (Amarok etc.) with 17.12?
>>> > 
>>> > If we stop releasing it, then we should also move all unported
>>> > applications to 'unmaintained'. Any developer willing to port can
>>> > surrect it from there.
>> I don't see a direct connection. This discussion is about KDE
>Applications, 
>> and while I totally agree on having extragear applications ported as
>well as 
>> soon as possible and we should try to see which active applications
>are still 
>> unported, forcing them from not being released is a bit too much
>(i.e. they 
>> could release bugfixes for kdelibs4 versions, for example).
>> 
>
>+1 for rational bug fixes instead of stopping release of unported apps
>that will keep the backlash and howls to a minimum.
>
>Apps like kuser, definitely need some TLC as launching kuser from
>kickoff currently results in:


Kuser  (which does not crash for me, so it may be a problem with your distribution) is replaced for basic use cases by Plasma's user-manager (but no LDAP support iirc), so at least some users are covered.


-- 
Luigi