Bug#523899: Stop providing KDE 3 support

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Mon Apr 13 22:26:26 UTC 2009

On Monday 13 April 2009, Sune Vuorela wrote:
> On Monday 13 April 2009 15:35:08 Ana Guerrero wrote:
> > about -kde is supposed to show it integrated with kde4/qt4 and if that is
> > working (i have not checked), it will be kde3/qt3 and you have to install
> > kdelibs from kde3 that some users might have ride of already.
> I agree that kde3 integration is not relevant in a kde4 environment. Using
> Qt3 dialogs sticks just as much out as "being wrong" as GTK or fltk
> dialogs.
> the kab parts might still be usable, I don't think they *yet* have changed
> the storage format, but it is just a matter of time.

We will provide compatibility adaptors though, the KABC API is part of 
kdepimlibs until KDE5.

However it is likely that at some point any integration efforts will probably 
switch to the new API.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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