[Clipart] KDE and OCAL
eady at galion.lib.oh.us
Mon Apr 18 12:19:37 PDT 2005
Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
>>Agreed. We are at a pretty early stage, in terms of our
>>infrastructure and setup, but already the collection is useful.
> yes, it's quite extensive.
I envision it as being much more extensive in the future.
> as you may or may not know KOffice, Konqueror and KDesktop all speak SVG
> natively, so this collection is wonderful for our users =)
I was not aware of this. I personally have not used KDE for some time
(since circa 2001), except occasionally under Knoppix, short-term.
Some things about KDE are nice, but I found that I do not like being
without panel drawers.
>>> - providing a KDE application that can browse the archives
>>>(online/offline?) of OCAL. this could be made a generic part that
>>>other applications, such as KOffice or Quanta, could use to allow
>>>seamless access to OCAL images.
>>This part seems like a task that ought to be undertaken by someone
>>familiar with KDE development, who has used Qt and other KDE-oriented
>>libraries in the past, and so forth.
> of course. i just didn't want to spend resources in this direction if there
> wasn't some interest on OCAL's part, which it seems there is so .... huzzah!
Interest is one thing, but I do not know that we have the developer
talent and time to undertake this. Certainly, it would be cool to
see such a thing materialize.
> i'm currently trying to determine which would be the best venues. if the
> koffice stuff goes forward, i think a nice announcement on theDot
> (dot.kde.org) to coincide with your 0.13 release would be a nice idea...
> it would send several thousand KDE users your way in one fell swoop
Several thousand users in one fell swoop? Wow. *That* certainly
ought to liven things up around here!
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