Welcome to Summer of Code 2007 discussion page.
Hi, what about the KPDF-projects of the last year? Are they still valid and will there be some in this year? I am realy interessted in. -- Morton
I have edited the page to remove the distinction between sponsored and non-sponsored ideas. The final decision rests with the student anyways, so there's no point in keeping the ideas with mentor as "first-class".
All ideas are good. thiago 21:15, 5 March 2007 (CET)
I don't know what category "Whatsthis" falls on. It looks Usability to me, but if I'm wrong, can someone please fix this? thiago 21:16, 5 March 2007 (CET)
libkscan and kooka are effectively abandoned code. libkscan needs a complete re-write to enable the full feature set of SANE, to work with Solid, and to improve usability. Kooka needs to be replaced with a basic quick scan utility and a more advanced app similar to XSane.
I don't know if with the new sonnet framework wold be possible to do inline spell-checking in programs that use katepart (like kile) but if this is not possible it wold be a WONDERFULL idea. There are a LOT of people who use kile as a front-end to latex, and the only option that missed it's an inline spell-checker.
I removed the following text from the main page because it's not a proposal. It's just a description of user experience:
I also made an entry for the last point as an idea (Ability to extract files from RPM files). If someone wants to take up the user experience above and turn into a project proposal, go ahead.
thiago 17:49, 15 March 2007 (CET)
As I'm not sure if there's already an easy way to keep Palm's organizer/calendar synchronized with Korganizer and Google Calendar, I'm first asking here, before adding it as an idea.
For the korganizer-kpilot part seems to already exist. But AFAIK there's currently no way of keeping Google Calendar calendars synchronised (that means: keeping update korganizer's calendar by checking frequently for changes on google calendar, same as updating the google calendar when changes are made to local calendar, etc) with Korganizer's calendars. What do you people think? - Raphael
This is referring to the "snippet"-related proposal.
I would recommend NOT to pursue ANY efforts related to this proposal without talking FIRST to the maintainer of the original snippet kpart, who has in fact repeatedly mentioned an interest in implementing several of the key features mentioned in the feature request (and SoC proposal) for kdevelop 4.0:
Also, if you do check out the plugins/snippet directory from SVN, you'll notice that there was just recently relevant modifications committed to the repository:
While this SoC proposal and the mailing list discussions have obviously some differing visions, there are too many commonalities. So, for the sake of the snippets kpart itself, it would probably be best to start coordinating all related efforts (there were for example some interesting suggestions related to enabling users to literally "share" code snippets and repositories via network, likewise the currently pursued implementation (in SVN/HEAD) approach WRT snippet "databases" (or "repositories"), seems much more intuitive, mature and reliable than really coming up with a custom XML file format for all conceivable scenarios, providing a snippet-specific customization (shell) script, which may be implemented using arbitrary languages (such as for example, awk, sed, perl, python), also seems much more powerful and extensible. OTOH, providing standalone exports of snippet databases ("repositories") would still seem like a good idea, which of course could still be accomplished using the current approach, by simply compressing each directory structure in some compressed format (zip, tgz, bz2), which may possibly be even accessed directly, in a transparent fashion).