Frameworks/Policies

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The strategy and policies for the KDE Frameworks effort is yet to be discussed and decided.

http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.kde.devel.frameworks/37

This page is a starting point for further expansion.


Policies

Framework directory structure

All the frameworks will have the same directory structure which will follow some rules:

  • The containing directory has the name of the technology (plasma, kio, itemmodels, etc.);
  • At the top level we find the common files like README, TODO, MAINTAINER, etc.
  • More comprehensive documentation go into a docs subdirectory
  • The source code for the targets go into src subdirectory, if several payload are built (like a core lib and a gui layer on top) then src will contain one subdirectory per library: core, gui, widgets, etc.
  • Code examples go into an examples subdirectory
  • Automatic tests go into an autotests subdirectory
  • Test applications go into a tests subdirectory

Frameworks have automatic unit tests

Enough said really... They must be unit tested with automatic unit tests.


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