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QupZilla

Sponsor: Christoph Cullmann <[email protected]>

QupZilla is a QtWebEngine based cross-platform web browser.

During the Akademy 2017 Konqueror BoF it was proposed to replace the aging Konqueror with it instead of trying to revive it. This was ok'd by the Konqueror maintainer David Faure.

Name proposals (order does not imply anything):

  • Ryōshi ("fisherman" in Japanese)
  • Eco
  • Ion
  • Konqueror (and ditch the old application of the same name)
  • Falkon
  • Cube
  • Kiran

Team


Manifesto Compliance Plan

Values

Open Governance

At the moment development/bugtracking/... happens on github:

https://github.com/QupZilla/qupzilla

The maintainer ok'd that this is moved over to KDE infrastructure during the incubation and the normal commit rights apply.

Free Software

GPL v3+

Inclusivity

No barrier known toward the contributors.

Innovation

Using state-of-the-art web rendering engine, providing a cross-platform browser. Nothing too innovative but something at the moment missing in the KDE Applications.

Common Ownership

All clear no known barrier, anyone can contribute directly.

End-User Focus

Web browser => clearly targeted to our normal userbase

Commitments

  • Code of Conduct: TODO
  • Contributor License Agreement: none
  • Established practices: QMake + Qt like most, code reviews except for most active core contributors
  • Source materials will be hosted on our git infrastructure, at the moment on github
  • Online services, not on KDE infrastructure:
    • website TODO: (daily backup on KDE)
  • KDE Licensing policy: TODO
  • KDE branding guidelines: no reference to KDE yet
  • No patents (as far as known)

Benefits

No brainer, already participating in Randa, posting on planet, etc.

Candidate ready

Status Description Notes
DONE Project description
DONE Project team
TO DO Manifesto compliance plan <{{{3}}}>

Incubating

Status Description Notes
TO DO Repository and code needs to be migrated <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Mailing list available Migration to KDE needs to be done <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Website available Yes, on own infrastructure <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Active community .... <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Manifesto compliance ... <{{{3}}}>

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