Schedules/KDE4/4.4 Feature Plan

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This is a list of planned features for the 4.4 release.

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kdeaccessibility

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kdeadmin

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TO DO system-config-printer-kde Restore feature parity with KDEPrint3 where possible. [mailto: Jonathan Riddell, John Layt <>]


kdeartwork

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kdebase-apps

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IN PROGRESS Konqueror NEw Konqueror bookmarks using Akonadi and Nepomuk, awesome bar Eduardo Robles Elvira <edulix@gmail.com>


kdebase-runtime

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KWallet Single Sign On using PAM Michael Leupold <lemma@confuego.org>


kdebase-workspace

Status Project Description Contact
Non-Plasma, Non-KWin
TO DO Icons KCM More configurable icon sizes Christoph Feck <christoph@maxiom.de>
TO DO Fonts KCM More configurable fonts Christoph Feck <christoph@maxiom.de>
TO DO System Activity Show CPU usage etc John Tapsell <tapsell@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS Date/Time KCM Plasma themed clock Christoph Feck <christoph@maxiom.de>
IN PROGRESS System Activity Add scripting support John Tapsell <tapsell@kde.org>
DONE Solid RemoteControl Manager/Interface + Lirc backend Michael Zanetti <michael_zanetti@gmx.net>
DONE System Activity KAuth integration John Tapsell <tapsell@kde.org>
DONE System Settings Improve module appearance for Icons View and provide searching hints Ben Cooksley <sourtooth@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS System Setitngs Reorganize modules Ben Cooksley <sourtooth@gmail.com>


KRunner
DONE KRunner Window management runner Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>


Plasma - Priority Features
IN PROGRESS netbook shell a plasma shell and various containments/applets tailored for netbooks (tech preview status in 4.4) Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>


Plasma
TO DO libplasma better text box look with new svg elements Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
TO DO libplasma Allow display of multiple Holiday Regions in same Calendar widget John Layt <john@layt.net>
IN PROGRESS knowledge base plasmoid new plasmoid: Opendesktop.org knowledgebase client Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS libplasma Allow user to choose Calendar System to be displayed in Calendar widgets John Layt <john@layt.net>
IN PROGRESS opendesktop plasmoid show friends activity Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
DONE libplasma/kwin slide animation for popups done by kwin Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
DONE System tray Plasmoid support in the system tray Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
DONE System tray config ui to decide between always shown, always hidden and auto hide for each systray item Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>


KWin - Core
IN PROGRESS KWin Window tabbing Jorge Emilio Mata <matamax123@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS KWin Window tiling Nikhil Marathe <nsm.nikhil@gmail.com>
DONE KWin Quick window maximization and tiling by dragging windows to the edge of the screen Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
DONE KWin Improved virtual desktop KCM Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
DONE KWin Improved window switcher (Alt+Tab) Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
DONE KWin SVG based window decoration theme engine (Aurorae) Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
DONE KWin Merged Ozone and Nitrogen window decorations into Oxygen Hugo Pereira Da Costa <hugo.pereira@free.fr>


KWin - Desktop Effects
DONE KWin Mouse action support in Present Windows effect Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
DONE KWin New present windows mode to only display windows from a single application Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
DONE KWin Improved flip switch effect Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
KDM


kdebindings

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO pykde4 Python 3 support for PyKDE4 Simon Edwards <simon@simonzone.com>


kdeedu

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KStars Display Comet Magnitudes whenever possible Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Information links in-place for each technical term Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Tool to suggest star-hopping techniques??? Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Extend conjunction tool to have one object unspecified, but have a genre of objects specified instead Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Simulate Lunar Eclipses Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Simulate Satellites and Iridium Flares Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Social and Geographical Integration for KStars Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Marble widget for Geolocation tool Médéric Boquien <mboquien@free.fr>
TO DO KStars Better printed star charts Jason Harris <kstars@30doradus.org>
TO DO KStars Better rendering of comets/asteroids Jason Harris <kstars@30doradus.org>
TO DO KStars Texture mapping of the skymap??? Jason Harris <kstars@30doradus.org>
IN PROGRESS Cantor Import to kdeedu - currently in kdereview Alexander Rieder <alexanderrieder@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS KAlgebra Support for lists Aleix Pol <aleixpol@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS Marble Add "download region" feature Jens-Michael Hoffmann <jmho@c-xx.com>
IN PROGRESS Parley Rewritten practice Daniel Laidig <d.laidig@gmx.de>
DONE KAlgebra Improved MathML Presentation support Aleix Pol <aleixpol@kde.org>
DONE KAlgebra Added 2D parametric function plotting Aleix Pol <aleixpol@kde.org>
DONE KAlgebra Improved jump detections Aleix Pol <aleixpol@kde.org>
DONE KAlgebra Made lambda expressions more usable Aleix Pol <aleixpol@kde.org>
DONE KStars Improve Observing List Wizard Prakash Mohan <prakash.mohan@kdemail.net>
DONE KTurtle Add F2 context help Niels Slot <nielsslot@gmail.com>
DONE KTurtle Add SVG export for the canvas Niels Slot <nielsslot@gmail.com>
DONE KTurtle Add HTML export of the code Niels Slot <nielsslot@gmail.com>
DONE KTurtle Add printing support for the canvas Niels Slot <nielsslot@gmail.com>


kdegames

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KBreakOut Level Sets Fela Winkelmolen <fela.kde@gmail.com>
TO DO KBreakOut Sound Fela Winkelmolen <fela.kde@gmail.com>
TO DO KDiamond Intelligent animation pre-caching Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
TO DO KDiamond Refactor Board and Diamond classes Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
TO DO Kolf Replace with Kolf 2 (help on coding, artwork and level design desired) >>delayed to KDE 4.5<< Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
TO DO KsirK rewrite AI code or at least correct most problems related in bug #170777. Volunteers wanted! Gaël de Chalendar <kleag@free.fr>
TO DO KsirK Boost playing over Jabber Gaël de Chalendar <kleag@free.fr>
TO DO KSquares Re-write computer player, make it act faster and more intelligent Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>
TO DO KSquares Add more types of boards: hexagonal, triangular Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS Gluon release first gluon lib with one game. [1] Sacha schutz <istdasklar@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS Granatier New Bomberman like game for KDE 4 Mathias Kraus <k.hias@gmx.de>
IN PROGRESS Granatier Implement all Bonuses from the default theme Mathias Kraus <k.hias@gmx.de>
IN PROGRESS Granatier Add support for a background Mathias Kraus <k.hias@gmx.de>
TO DO Granatier Sidebar with informations regarding the players, like bonuses, handicaps ... Mathias Kraus <k.hias@gmx.de>
TO DO Granatier Arena Editor Mathias Kraus <k.hias@gmx.de>
IN PROGRESS KAtomic Level Sets Dmitry Suzdalev <dimsuz@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS KsirK Polish the skin editor (doc, contextual help, ...) Gaël de Chalendar <kleag@free.fr>
IN PROGRESS Palapeli New puzzle game for KDE 4 Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
DONE Bovo Highlight the last move to be easier to spot Pelladi Gabor <pelladigabor@gmail.com>
DONE Bovo Enable undo after the game has ended, to be able to correct a fatal mis-click Pelladi Gabor <pelladigabor@gmail.com>
DONE KBreakOut Improved keyboard support Fela Winkelmolen <fela.kde@gmail.com>
DONE KBreakOut Fullscreen support Fela Winkelmolen <fela.kde@gmail.com>
DONE KDiamond Improve time display Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
DONE KGoldrunner Add Mazes game (37 levels), contributed by Steve Mann. Ian Wadham <ianw2@optusnet.com.au>
DONE KsirK Previous/Next in start new game as described in bug #170774 Gaël de Chalendar <kleag@free.fr>


kdegraphics

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO libkexiv2 Store metadata in libexiv2 containers, do not lossily encode to QByteArray. Bug 183171 Marcel Wiesweg <marcel.wiesweg@gmx.de>
TO DO libkdcraw Make color management options more flexible Marcel Wiesweg <marcel.wiesweg@gmx.de>
DONE libksane Add basic twain support on Windows Kåre Särs <kare.sars@iki.fi>
DONE libksane External API for specifying preview resolution Kåre Särs <kare.sars@iki.fi>
IN PROGRESS libksane External API for handling selections Kåre Särs <kare.sars@iki.fi>
TO DO libksane Improve auto-selection Kåre Särs <kare.sars@iki.fi>


kdelibs

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO katepart Add interface to access highlighting information, port html-export plugin Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>
TO DO KCalendarSystem Add new astronomical calculation support classes to be used in kdelibs to build new astronomically based calendar systems, and in kdepim to build new version of libkholiday. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KCalendarSystem Add new calendar systems: Indian Civil (Saka), Ethiopean, Chinese, Pure Julian, Pure Gregorian, etc. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO kdecore Group policy (Windows) backend for KAuth Dario Freddi <drf@kde.org>
TO DO KDEPrint If no file printing support in Qt4.5, migrate FilePrinter class from Okular to enable file printing for all apps via QPrinter. To be discussed on k-c-d first. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KDEPrint Add framework for standard actions for 'Send to...' for e-mail, fax, etc by printing to PDF/PS. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO kdeui Implement caps-lock warning for password entry widgets Michael Leupold <lemma@confuego.org>
TO DO KLocale Investigate adding Currency Code and currency minor units support based on ISO 4217 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_4217). John Layt <john@layt.net>
IN PROGRESS katepart Add mapping support for the vi input mode's normal mode Erlend Hamberg <ehambergαgmail.com>
IN PROGRESS katepart Improve TemplateInterface, i.e. snippet support Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>
IN PROGRESS kdecore Move event-filter installation out of KApplication and into a new class Michael Leupold <lemma@confuego.org>
IN PROGRESS kdecore Polkit-1 backend for KAuth Dario Freddi <drf@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS kdeui Support floating point font sizes Christoph Feck <christoph@maxiom.de>
IN PROGRESS kdeui Finish the time chooser widget Michael Leupold <lemma@confuego.org>
IN PROGRESS kio Limit number of connections per host (per application), add job priorities Andreas Hartmetz <ahartmetz@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS webkit Move KDE integration of QtWebKit into kdelibs (but not KPart!) Urs Wolfer <uwolfer@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS buildsystem Modular build of KDE modules Alexander Neundorf <neundorf@kde.org>
DONE katepart Enable command line scripting again Dominik Haumann <dhaumann@kde.org>
DONE katepart Support byte-order mark in unicode files Joseph Wenninger <jowenn@kde.org>

kdemultimedia

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KMix Nicer OSD (icon, mute state) Christian Esken <esken@kde.org>
TO DO KMix Amend Keyboard Shortcuts Christian Esken <esken@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS KMix Allow arbitrary ordering of controls Christian Esken <esken@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS KMix Add WhatsThis help on controls (Bug 70042) Christian Esken <esken@kde.org>


kdenetwork

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Kopete UPnp Support Matt Rogers <mattr@kde.org>
TO DO Kopete Jabber Jingle video support Detlev Casanova <detlev.casanova@gmail.com>
TO DO Kopete Jabber Jingle ICE support Detlev Casanova <detlev.casanova@gmail.com>
TO DO Kopete Add support for urls to Bonjour plugin Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Kopete Rich text support for ICQ Roman Jarosz <kedgedev@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS KGet Support for verifying signed files Matthias Fuchs <mat69@gmx.net>
IN PROGRESS Kopete Contacts plasmoid Dennis Nienhüser <earthwings@gentoo.org>
IN PROGRESS Kopete Telepathy protocol plugin George Goldberg <grundleborg@googlemail.com>
IN PROGRESS Kopete Telepathy Tubes Desktop Sharing plugin George Goldberg <grundleborg@googlemail.com>
IN PROGRESS Kopete Akonadi Logger(modify the history plugin) Kaushik Saurabh <roideuniverse@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS Krdc Telepathy Tubes support [mailto: Abner Silva <>]
IN PROGRESS Krfb Telepathy Tubes support George Goldberg <grundleborg@googlemail.com>
IN PROGRESS Krfb Core restructuring George Goldberg <grundleborg@googlemail.com>
IN PROGRESS Telepathy Account Management KCM George Goldberg <grundleborg@googlemail.com>
IN PROGRESS Telepathy Mission Control launcher KDED George Goldberg <grundleborg@googlemail.com>
DONE Kopete Create avatars from a webcam device Alex Fiestas <alex@eyeos.org >
DONE Krdc Redesigned workflow to create a new connection Urs Wolfer <uwolfer@kde.org>
DONE Krdc Full Screen Switching Tony Murray <murraytony@gmail.com>


kdepim

Status Project Description Contact
IN PROGRESS KAlarm Implement Akonadi support @ kde.org David Jarvie <djarvie @ kde.org>
IN PROGRESS KAlarm Provide audio-only alarms @ kde.org David Jarvie <djarvie @ kde.org>

kdepimlibs

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kdeplasma-addons

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kdesdk

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Lokalize Integrate snowball stemmer for glossary Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@NOSPAMukr.net>
TO DO Lokalize Continue implementing XLIFF spec Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@NOSPAMukr.net>
TO DO Lokalize Segmentation [editing] functionality Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@NOSPAMukr.net >
TO DO Lokalize Remote translation memories Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@NOSPAMukr.net>
TO DO Lokalize Integrate with nepomuk (fast stats retrieval, tag cloud - incl sharing!) Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@NOSPAMukr.net>
IN PROGRESS Kate Add common vim commands like :wq, :new, :split, etc. Erlend Hamberg <ehambergαgmail.com>


kdeutils

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Ark Add an options dialog (maybe) Harald Hvaal <haraldhv@stud.ntnu.no>
TO DO Ark Support for custom options from the compression interface (eg. a slider for selecting compression level for rar files) Harald Hvaal <haraldhv@stud.ntnu.no>
TO DO Ark Add feedback for the latest operation in the status bar Raphael Kubo da Costa <kubito@gmail.com>
TO DO Ark Add feedback for the latest operation in the status bar Raphael Kubo da Costa <kubito@gmail.com>
TO DO Ark Try multiple plugins for each archive type before failing Raphael Kubo da Costa <kubito@gmail.com>
TO DO Ark Make the internal previewer optional Raphael Kubo da Costa <kubito@gmail.com>
TO DO KGpg Make keyserver actions possible to use on multiple keyservers at once Rolf Eike Beer <kde@opensource.sf-tec.de>
TO DO KGpg Add "caff" mode for keysigning Rolf Eike Beer <kde@opensource.sf-tec.de>
TO DO KGpg Allow searching for trust path in keyring Rolf Eike Beer <kde@opensource.sf-tec.de>
TO DO KGpg Add improved key import result window (with useful summary, filtering, reasonable default size etc.) Rolf Eike Beer <kde@opensource.sf-tec.de>
TO DO Okteta add editing capability to Decoding table Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add Kate-like search tool Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add support for import by drop, both url and data Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta copy again puts also a value or char variant of the data to clipboard Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add support for memory mapping of files Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add further export formats like s-record and intel 16 Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add support for jobs like io, printing, string search or filter Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Add Okular like embedded notifications Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Store bookmarks and other view settings for next load Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Add global toggle option for the offset display, hex or decimal Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add QIODevice for AbstractByteArrayModel and make mimetype detection use this instead of only filename Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO printer-applet Restore feature parity with KDEPrint3 where possible. [mailto: Jonathon Riddell, John Layt <>]
IN PROGRESS Okteta Make dialogs for Goto, Search & Replace embedded Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
DONE kdelirc Communicate to lirc through solid Michael Zanetti <michael_zanetti@gmx.net>
DONE Okteta Rename libkakao to Kasten and make the Okteta KPart use it Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
DONE Okteta Add embedded dialog to set selection range Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>


Other

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