I've been following upstream basket for KDE4 from git-pulls for a year or so
and just recently (here in january) I have started rating it ready for
inclusion. No more important features lacking, and no great usability
I have actually already made a version ready for upload to the repositories,
and was going to ask for opinions whether to upload it soon.
You can find a PPA build (including a backport for karmic) here:
If no-one has any objections I will go ahead and upload it; and plan to track
git roughly until feature freeze. Hopefully we will have a final KDE4 version
prior to releasing lucid that we can upload with a FFE (if it is after feature
freeze), or SRU it into the archive.
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On Monday 01 February 2010 01:40:31 Jonathan Thomas wrote:
> On Sun 31 Jan 2010 07:26:42 pm Christian Mangold wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I talked to the basket devs and they expect to publish a KDE4
> > before our feature freeze. They want us to ship the new
> version, because
> > basket 1.0.3 is unmaintained now.
> Maintenance is really important, since we support LTS releases
> for two years. Starting out with the package unmaintained would
> be quite bad, in my opinion.
> > Any thoughts on that? We are preparing an LTS release and
> Basket 2.0 might
> > lack some features. Personally I think we sould really
> replace any KDE3
> > version so that is no point for me.
> Maintenance alone pretty much seals the deal; we want what will
> be maintained, even if the new version lacks a few features.
> Following upstream's wishes has some pull too, though. ;-)
> (...and also it's one less KDE3 package
> > I prepared a package for it and to prevent doubled work, I
> write this mail.
> > Regards
> > Christian
> Keep on rocking,
> Jonathan Thomas
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