On Monday, April 09, 2018 06:46:39 PM Maximiliano Curia wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> It seems to be that time again when task-kde-desktop needs to be updated.
> And I think that it would be better to send one single bug with all the
> changes to that we want to do.
> 
> Currently task-kde-desktop recommends:
>  - k3b.
>    Does anybody uses their cd burner nowadays?
>    -> I'm inclined towards a remove from task-kde-desktop
>    -> lisandro via irc suggest to remove it and to add to kde-full
>  - dragonplayer
>    Already installed by kde-standard
>    -> My suggestion: remove
>  - kdesudo
>    kde4 based, we also have kdesu which uses sudo by default (but it's
> shipped in a libexec dir, so it's not really for "public" use), but at the
> same time upstream disrecommends launching qt apps as root.
>  - apper
>    I'm not sure if this should be replaced by plasma-discover, I guess
>    Matthias is the right person to make a call here.
>  - gimp
>    While it's a great piece of software, is it really worth having it in the
> default installation?

If we want something like this, would krita be an adequate replacement?

> Other desktops seems to also provide:
>  - xsane / some way to use a scanner
>    We have skanlite (currently suggested by kde-standard) and/or digikam,
>    should we recommend these?

digikam, while it supports this, is focused on another use and is a large 
application.  I use skanlite and find it suitable for this use.  I think it 
should be included as 'scan a document' is a common thing to need to do.

> Other packages:
>  - kdeaccessibility depends upon jovie (KDE4 based), kaccessible (KDE4
> based), kmouth (KDE4 based), I'm not even sure if these are usable right
> now. :/ - should we recommend/suggest krita?
>  - Does anybody really uses dragonplayer? Shouldn't we recommend vlc
> instead?

I don't use any of the above, but my kids use VLC.  My recollection is that 
dragonplayer isn't much maintained these days, perhaps someone else knows 
more.

Scott K

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