> 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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