SIGs/KDE/Meetings/2009-11-10

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Meeting Time

Participants

Agenda

  • topics to discuss:
    • Celebration of F12 going gold
    • Status of KDE 4.3.3
    • Features for F13

Transcript

Summary

Celebration of Fedora 12 going GOLD:

  • The KDE-SIG celebrated the gold status of Fedora 12.
  • With Hello Chissini de Castro a new KDE-SIG member was introduced.
  • He has been working for Connectiva/Mandriva for over 10 years and is also a KDE developer for a long time.

Status of KDE 4.3.3:

  • KDE 4.3.3 is imported into CVS for F10 and F11, work on F12 is ongoing.
  • (Existing) Extragear for KDE 4.3.3 packages will follow when buildroot is ready.
  • KDE 4.3.3 will be the last update for F10 which will EOL soon.

Features for F13:

  • KDE related features and their owners for Fedora 13:
    • phonon/pulseaudio integration (KevinKofler)
    • knetworkmanager (RexDieter)
    • polkit-1 in KDE (JaroslavReznik)
    • Firefox/OpenOffice.org integration in KDE (LukasTinkl)
    • Prepare a wiki page outlining KDE features in F13 to work on (LukasTinkl) (SIGs/KDE/F13Features)

package splitting:

  • SebastianVahl proposed a splitting of KDE packages as a possible Feature for F13.
  • Splits could be done on a per-app basis or a split out of the "popular" packages.
  • First pros/cons were discussed in the meeting:
    • more control over the installed packages (+)
    • better support for a minimal runtime for small targets (like netbooks) (+)
    • huge increase of metadata to download (--)
    • more work for packagers (-)
    • more complexity for users (-)
  • SebastianVahl will prepare a wiki page with pros/cons and a documentation of the splitting already done as a basis for further discussions.

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