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Re: Suggestion to Remove KFloppy and hold back K3b

Kai Uwe fixed k3b so that should be good to ship in Applications now
from my casual testing



On 11 February 2017 at 13:44, Jonathan Riddell <jr@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We tested some legacy media at the Plasma sprint
> http://jriddell.org/2017/02/11/plasma-sprint-legacy-media-support-in-kde-applications/
> I recommend KFloppy be removed from Applications releases.  It
> couldn't find my floppy drive and when I hacked the code to tell it
> where to look it depended on an external tool fdformat which didn't
> work anyway.  It's only feature is to format a disc and arguably
> support could be added to partitonmanager although it didn't work when
> I tried it.
> K3b can't create data projects so shouldn't get released until at
> least that gets fixed
> https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=375016
> We seem to have no great solution to playing audio CDs, dragonplayer
> doesn't understand playlists so can't select a track, amarok doesn't
> see any tracks and kscd uses client side window decorations and skins
> with all the evilness of that.  Vlc works fine.
> Jonathan