> Hello, > > On trečiadienis 25 Lapkritis 2009 18:25:28 Scott Kitterman wrote: > > Our thought is to not split Plasma Desktop out into a separate binary, > > but leave it in kdebase-workspace as something that should always be > > installed (somewhat as a fallback) even if it's not started by default on > > some devices. > > Why? > > > Then additional plasmas (Plasma Netbook for KDE SC 4.4) would be > > in separate binaries so they would only be installed on devices > > appropriate for the specialized plasma. The files built from: > > > > http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/KDE/kdebase/workspace/plasma/netbook/ > > > > would all go in a plasma-netbook package built from the kdebase-workspace > > source. > > plasma-netbook package makes sense. > > > This approach seems reasonably scalable and future proof and also > > minimizes the amount of code installed on most systems. > > It might be scalable, but it does not minimize amount of code installed. > plasma-desktop is still uselessly installed where otherwise it is not > needed. Anyway, more justification on technical grounds please. >
I believe having plasma-desktop as a fallback is a perfectly reasonable ground. In addition, it would allow for the case of switching easily between desktop and netbook/mobile/etc profile, which may make sense (at least for netbook it does).
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