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Month: June 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Deprecate KOffice

From: Ilya Chernykh <anixxsus@...>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 01:13:18 +0400
On Monday 20 June 2011 00:28:49 Calvin Morrison wrote:

> >> You can track the progress we are making on these meeting minutes through here:
> >>
> >>
> >
> > This is a very sad news that you are going to deprecate KOffice, a major part of KDE.
> Honestly?
> there are many better solutions to KOffice, and maintaining and ENTIRE
> office suite is enough work 

Enough work? I suppose you know what do you talk about? 
Did you try that work and found it too difficult? I am asking seriously, because in KDE:KDE3
I did not touch KOffice for a year or more. Or maybe maintaining in Trinity is more difficult?

> on top of an entire Desktop Environment! I 
> think we are going to instead make patches for libreoffice
> integration.

Which patches exactly?
> Another option may be Calligra in the future (current version of
> koffice). they might be moving away from KDE4's kdelibs and going just
> qt, which would open up that for us to use.

First Trinity should be finally ported to Qt4. But I doubt Calligra will ever drop 
dependence on kdelibs because pure Qt cannot provide the necessary level of components