On 02/24/2014 01:40 AM, Darrell wrote: > On Mon February 24 2014 12:57:21 am Michele Calgaro wrote: >>> (1957). If you folks want additional apps, I have a long list of KDE3 >>> apps that could be added. I still have access to the >sources and >>> Slackware build scripts. >> >> Darrell, could you file a new bug report with the list of apps and source >> references that you have? It would be a kind of "meta" bug. Those apps may >> or may not be included in the trunk later on (past R14.0.0. release is >> possible), but it would be interesting in seeing what is available. Perhaps >> what is useless for a user, it is useful for other, and viceversa :) > > Perhaps some user feedback before I do that. The files are easy to browse > right now: > > http://repository.slacky.eu/slackware-12.2/ > > Slackware 12.2 was the last Slackware release that supported KDE 3.5.10. > I would vote for (anything the rest want) and: database/kmysqladmin/ desktop/domino/ graphic/qcad/ # A true vector based CAD for linux scientific/celestia/ security/keepassx/ # if you don't use it -- you should, it's that good... # no need to add to tree, this slack version is Qt4 # as well. (it's available outside TDE). Screenshot: http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/ss/keepassx.jpg utilities/ksendfax/ # very capable fax tool (hdw modem needed) > Considering the time span since these packages were released and > unmaintained, I suspect many of the packages will need more work than just > TQt3 conversion. A handful are still supported in KDE4 so we would need to > find applicable patches to backport. Some of the apps probably are best not > merging as separate apps but pulling good features into Trinity, such as > kpager2. > > If we create an R14-alpha branch then merging new apps belongs in the main > trunk. My great concern is quality control, as I shared in my previous check > list. Much like the very old Fram oil filter commercial years ago, these old > apps mean we pay now or pay later with respect to bugs biting us in the > backside. I rather we have a good quality control check list up front to > minimize surprises later. > I like the alpha branch, or why not just tag is a 14.0.1? -- David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.