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Revision as of 16:18, 13 January 2009

This is a list of planned features for the 4.2 release.

See also:


  • todo => not started yet
  • in-progress => started, but not completed yet
  • done => completed


Status Project Description Contact
TO DO System Settings add Administrator mode button. See Bug 151669 Alessandro Diaferia <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS PolicyKit integration Add PolicyKit support for KDE
IN PROGRESS KPackageKit Pushing in KPackageKit (dependant on PolicyKit integration)
DONE Eigen Make Eigen 2 ready for KDE, and move it to kdesupport
DONE Eigen Port all Eigen-using code in KDE and KOffice to Eigen 2.0
IN PROGRESS KNotify Create OSD based replacement for current KPassivePopup [Deferred to 4.3]
TO DO Dikku Context Framework Create a context framework with working activities Harikrishna Anandhan <[email protected]>
DONE kwrited Use knotify in kwrited
IN PROGRESS Akonadi Various Akonadi related items can be found here http://techbase.kde.org/Projects/PIM/Akonadi#Scheduled_for_4.2
DONE Printer Admin KDEPrint is dead, long live system-config-printer-kde (kdeadmin) and printer-applet (kdeutils)! Thanks to jriddell for these.


Status Project Description Contact
DONE kross Extend QtScript integration.
DONE KLocale Implement KLocale based methods to return correct working week start and end days and day of religious worship for the locale.
DONE KDateTable Correctly draw weekends and day of worship for locale using new KLocale settings.
TO DO Phonon add Port class for fine grained control over data flow between Phonon objects Matthias Kretz <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS Phonon make AbstractMediaStream/Streamterface threadsafe
IN PROGRESS Phonon "low-level" PCM I/O with at least an ALSA implementation
IN PROGRESS Phonon VideoWidget snapshot function
IN PROGRESS KConfig API review and export KConfigBackend
IN PROGRESS KConfig Make KConfigSkeleton KConfigGroup aware
IN PROGRESS KConfig Make KConfigDialog work nicer with KConfigSkeleton + manually managed widgets
DONE KUrlNavigator Provide an option to always show the full path in the breadcrumb mode.
DONE Katepart Make a Vi input mode for Katepart
TO DO KIO::Global Make KDynamicJobTracker do the checking if the kuiserver service is registered or not, for full implementation of "Progress in the same window" Rafael Fernández López <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS KJS Further performance improvements
DONE KJS and KHTML Support for transparent reindenting of standalone sources in debugger
IN PROGRESS KHTML SVG support in KHTML (port from WebKit)
DONE KHTML Use of IDString (hashed strings) for local names, prefixes and namespaces in DOM core instead of document-related ids, in particular for better API compatibility with WebCore
IN PROGRESS KHTML Significant CSS performance improvements
TO DO KHTML Scriptable extension plug-ins Harri <[email protected]>
TO DO KHTML Gaussian SVG filter Fredrik Höglund <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS KHTML Support for CSS3 border-* properties
IN PROGRESS KHTML Finish support of Video/Audio elements
DONE KHTML Early domain name resolution (prefetch)
DONE KHTML KHTMLFindBar - an embedded search/find-as-you-type bar
TO DO KHTML Faster page cache Germain Garand <[email protected]>
TO DO KHTML More automation in JS/C++ bindings generation Maksim Orlovich and Vyacheslav Tokarev <[email protected]>
TO DO KHTML XPath level 1 Maksim Orlovich <[email protected]>
DONE kwallet Move kwalletd to kdebase-runtime
IN PROGRESS kdeui Rich text builders for KTextEdit, including BBCode, html, plain text markup, mediawiki and markdown output.
DONE i18n proper filenames decoding for FAT mounting, in KUrls and content-disposition
DONE Kross expose KAssistantDialog as part of forms module
DONE KLocale Method to strip accelerator marker from UI strings; needs to take into account CJK-style markers too.
IN PROGRESS KStyle New branch style for treeviews
IN PROGRESS CMake Reduced library link interface
TO DO CMake Exporting and importing (library) targets Alexander Neundorf <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE Calendar KCM Add support for setting new KLocale settings for Working Week and Day or Religious Worship.
TO DO Color KCM Add 'smart setting' of extended colors Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
TO DO Color KCM Add KDE3 scheme import Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
TO DO Color KCM Query kwin for supported colors; add full set of kwin colors Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
DONE Power Manager import PowerDevil
TO DO Font Installer KCM Use PolicyKit for installtion of system-wide fonts. Craig Drummond <[email protected]>
DONE Kephal Import kephal for better xrandr-support.
DONE ConsoleKit support Add ConsoleKit support to kdm.
IN PROGRESS Krunner Configuration options for blacklisting, user ranking, runner ranking, learning
IN PROGRESS Krunner SearchMatch configuration
TO DO Krunner Simple learning Jordi Polo <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Simple GUI for above options Jordi Polo <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Runners able to share parsing Jordi Polo <[email protected]>
DONE Krunner Noun-Verb support
TO DO Krunner Implement Nuno's UI polishings Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Runtime syntax documentation Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Runner configuration Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Krunner Search set paging Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO KRunner runner for the plasma dbus interface Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
DONE KRunner Konqueror history runner
DONE KRunner Kate sessions runner
DONE KRunner Recent Documents runner
DONE KRunner Improve KDE startup speed by delaying KRunner startup
Plasma - Priority Features
TO DO Plasma Welcome plasmoid Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS Plasma JOLIE Integration
DONE Plasma Notification plasmoid (integrated in systemtray)
DONE Plasma Kuiserver plasmoid (integrated in systemtray)
TO DO KWin Make it possible to focus plasma panels Chani <[email protected]>
DONE Plasma panel->desktop dragging
TO DO Plasma Expand cashew to full action bar when zoomed out Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS Plasma Plasmagik packaging (and package classes)
DONE Plasma Improved Battery applet for Powerdevil
IN PROGRESS Plasma Networkmanager Plasmoid and DataEngine
IN PROGRESS Plasma New ECMA Script Scriptengines
DONE Plasma Extenders
DONE Plasma Wallpaper plugins
DONE Plasma Separate Desktop Settings from DesktopContainment
TO DO Plasma Script Security Framework Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
DONE Plasma Python support
DONE Plasma Ruby support
DONE Plasma Plasma Popup Tips
DONE Plasma Collapsing Applet convenience class

DONE Plasma Taskbar grouping
IN PROGRESS Plasma Small Form Factors
DONE Plasma Plasma On Screensaver
IN PROGRESS Plasma Website update
IN PROGRESS Plasma Grid applet
IN PROGRESS Plasma Techbase Tutorials
TO DO Plasma Context menu plugins Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
DONE Plasma Add New Widgets: Pluggable widget browser
DONE Plasma Activity<->Virtual Desktop Affinity
DONE Plasma Optional Per-Virtual Desktop DesktopView
TO DO Plasma Make non-SVG painting in Plasma low-color and non-anim friendly Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Runtime DataEngine documentation (sources, usage, etc) Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
DONE Plasma Panel Autohide
DONE Plasma Keyboard Shortcut Config UI
DONE Plasma Systray++ Spec
DONE Plasma Save icon positioning in folderview
TO DO Plasma New wallpapers Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Import Raptor Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]>
DONE Plasma Quicklaunch Plasmoid
TO DO Plasma Preserve wallpaper choice by copying user paper to home dir Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma New way of handling wallpapers and different sizes (package format, and so on...) Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma Top-level windows plasmoids Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]>
DONE Plasma drop indicator in panel
TO DO Plasma improve usability of appletbrowser delete button Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma adding containments from the appletbrowser (and remove the "add panel" from DefaultDesktop) Aaron Seigo <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma highlight the applet with active keyboard shortcuts Chani <[email protected]>
TO DO Plasma dbus interface Chani <[email protected]>
DONE Plasma make the panel controller a bit more usable
DONE Plasma nicely draw the desktop toolbox when it's moved because of a panel
DONE Plasma theme Plasma::PushButton with svg
DONE Plasma Tabbar widget derived from QTabBar and themed with svg
DONE Plasma Complete the panel size sliders feature: an applet can ask the panel to resize
DONE Plasma New theming capabilities by expanding the lower level theming classes (Theme and PanelSvg)
DONE Plasma Activitybar: an applet to quickly switch between activities
DONE Plasma A new plasmoid that implements the functionality of a simple web browser
DONE Plasma Visual clue when dragging applets from applet browser to the panel
TO DO Plasma Wallpaper plugin: Mandelbrot fractal explorer Benoît Jacob <[email protected]>
DONE Plasma Google Gadgets support
DONE Plasma Add Google Gadgets from Internet through AppletBrowser
DONE Plasma Panel form factor support in the folderview applet
TO DO Plasma Support for creating applets for dropped URLs in the folderview applet when it's acting as a containment Fredrik Höglund <[email protected]>
DONE Plasma Add a places combo box to the location page in the folderview config dialog
KWin - Core
DONE KWin New window snapping zones; screen center and window corners
DONE KWin Move maximized windows between Xinerama screens
DONE KWin Support for decoration shadows
KWin - Desktop Effects
DONE KWin Compositing enabled by default
DONE KWin Compositing self-check
DONE KWin Global animation speed setting
DONE KWin Motion dynamics
DONE KWin Improved UI for selecting window/desktop switcher
DONE KWin UI for assigning effects to screen edges
DONE KWin Cube/cylinder/sphere effect
DONE KWin Magic lamp minimize effect
DONE KWin Animation in box switch effect
DONE KWin Mouse interaction for cover switch Effect
DONE KWin Thumbnail bar in the cover switch effect
DONE KWin Improved snow effect; Different sizes, better randomness and different directions
DONE KWin Shader for snow effect
DONE KWin Improved desktop grid
DONE KWin New present window layout modes
DONE KWin Invert only selected windows
DONE KWin Unredirecting of fullscreen windows


Status Project Description Contact
DONE KCal Library Make the KCal library dependent on the external libical package (from freeassocation) rather than our own old, forked version.


Status Project Description Contact
DONE Kopete MSNP15 implementation for MSN

DONE Kopete Move file transfer request into chat window
DONE Kopete Message delivery notifications
DONE Kopete Improve file transfer progress dialog
DONE Kopete Jabber Jingle Audio support (raw-udp)
IN PROGRESS Plasma Network Manager Applet
DONE KRDC Greatly improve experience for LDAP (e.g. MS Active Directory) administrators
DONE KRDC Improve per-host settings (remember scaling mode and other options)


Status Project Description Contact
DONE Akregator Basic support for enclosures (Displaying links, mimetype and size)
DONE KAlarm Improve alarm edit and preferences dialog layouts
DONE KAlarm Add holidays support
DONE Kjots Import notes from KnowIt as KJots pages.
DONE KMail Aggregated attachment view in the mail header area of the reader window
DONE KMail Merge the new message list from the SoC branch
DONE KNotes Zeroconf support for sending notes on LAN
DONE KonsoleKalendar Add an option to support resources that might need a GUI (i.e. all resources)
DONE Kontact New Planner summary; combines Appointment+To-do+SpecialDates into 1 pretty summary
DONE KOrganizer Drag and drop in the free-busy view
DONE KOrganizer Support for comments in replies to invitations
DONE Kleopatra Konqueror and Dolphin Kleopatra plugins


Status Project Description Contact
DONE Okteta rework Decoding table, add int64 and UTF-8
DONE Okteta refactor KByteArrayView and add a row-oriented view
DONE Okteta work on Tabs: add remove button, accept drop of url as load command
DONE Okteta Add option to extend selection in Goto dialog
DONE Okteta parameter dialog for "Copy as..." and "Export as..."
DONE Okteta Status bar contains settings like cursor position or Insertmode
DONE Okteta add a file info tool
IN PROGRESS Ark Implement proper drag/drop between Ark/dolphin
DONE Ark Make the service menu work (possibly doing it as a KonqPopupPlugin
DONE Ark Proper password support
TO DO Ark Support for custom options from the compression interface (eg. a slider for selecting compression level for rar files) Harald Hvaal <haraldhv((at))stud(dot)ntnu.no>
IN PROGRESS Ark Implement a plugin for .gz files
TO DO Ark Add an options dialog (maybe) Harald Hvaal <haraldhv((at))stud(dot)ntnu.no>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE krosspython and krossruby Support custom types via handlers
DONE krosspython and krossruby Support QList<CustomType*> constructs
DONE Smoke Wrap some more APIs (at least Akanodi for all languages and Plasma for C#)
DONE PyKDE KCM support and other plugins
DONE krossfalcon Move krossfalcon to kdebindings-trunk.
IN PROGRESS krossfalcon Unittests++


Status Project Description Contact
IN PROGRESS libkdegames New highscore management system
DONE kdiamond Drag jewels
DONE kdiamond Support for untimed games
TO DO kdiamond Optional OpenGL rendering Stefan Majewsky <[email protected]>
DONE ksirk Map scrolling arrows
DONE ksirk KHotNewStuff skins
DONE ksirk Jabber based net game finding (initial version)
DONE ksirk Use only names in skins instead of numeric ids
DONE ksirk Skins editor
IN PROGRESS KBreakOut (Optional) fire on mouse click
TO DO KBreakOut Sounds Fela Winkelmolen <[email protected]>
TO DO KBreakOut Custom levelsets Fela Winkelmolen <[email protected]>
TO DO KBreakOut KHotNewStuff support for themes Fela Winkelmolen <[email protected]>
TO DO KNetWalk Support for custom and non-square board sizes Fela Winkelmolen <[email protected]>
TO DO KGoldrunner Improvement to sound support and themes <[email protected]>
DONE KGoldrunner Add the Count game (17 levels), contributed by Steve Mann.
DONE KBlocks Support for sounds
TO DO KMahjongg Support for sounds Mauricio Piacentini <[email protected]>
DONE Killbots New app for 4.2
TO DO KSudoku Port of "print game" feature from old version Paulo Roberto Cattai <[email protected]>
TO DO KSudoku Redesign of symbol themes Paulo Roberto Cattai <[email protected]>
TO DO KSudoku Replace the core engine with a new version that will solve most bugs related to gameplay Johannes Bergmeier <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE Kate Port and reenable the Snippets plugin.
DONE perldoc KIOSlave Add KIOSlave to allow reading Perldoc documentation.
DONE Lokalize wrap all windows belonging to one project into one MDI window
DONE Umbrello Port code generation wizard to QWizard and replace all q3 widgets
DONE Kate Move the kate-ctags plugin to kdesdk.
DONE Kate Replace the make-plugin with katebuild-plugin.


Status Project Description Contact
DONE KAlgebra New parser (using QLALR) and new lexer
DONE KAlgebra Import capability for MathML Presentation Markup in libanalitza
DONE Kalzium Visualization of Schemes and Gradients at same time
DONE KBruch Usability Improvements
DONE KBruch Merging KPercentage functionalities into KBruch
DONE KHangMan Add a Open File action
DONE Marble Python bindings to the Marble widget and classes
DONE KStars Display millions of stars
DONE KStars Tool to predict Conjunctions
DONE KStars Support of Non-western Constellations
DONE KStars Include HD Catalog Numbers (in search, in display)
DONE KStars Separate INDI From KStars
DONE KStars Sky Calendar Tool
DONE KStars Earth Satellites
DONE KTurtle Add command line
DONE KTurtle Add a color picker
DONE KTurtle Export canvas as image
DONE Parley Rework main window infrastructure


Status Project Description Contact
IN PROGRESS KsCD Dbus Connection for Now Playing plasmoid
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player Make Dragon indipendent from Xine
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player File Manager
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player play media dialog
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player slider changes
IN PROGRESS Dragon Player show info while playing audio files
TO DO JuK Remove Qt/KDE3 support lib requirements Michael Pyne <[email protected]>
TO DO JuK Allow setting covers directly from URLs supported by KIO - drag/drop already allows this however Michael Pyne <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS JuK Use XCOMPOSITE real transparency when available for the track announcement popup (Note: developer has working code but missed 4.2 timeframe -> KDE 4.3)
TO DO JuK Allow disabling crossfade Michael Pyne <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE KbStatusApplet Port the KDE3 applet to a Plasma applet and get it fully working again
TO DO KMagnifier Refactor color menu, re-add invert, break current color blindness code into "daltonize" and "simulate" Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>
TO DO KMagnifier Add color-shift modes to help people with color blindness Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE KSnapshot Add support for grabbing a single screen in multihead
DONE KSnapshot Increase jpeg image quality from 75% to 85%
DONE KSnapshot If we're saving the window decorations then record the window title and class in the image (if the format supports it) to play nice with indexers like strigi
TO DO Okular Improve annotation support: for existing types (rubber stamps, line, note, etc), and for the way they are constructed and handled. Pino Toscano <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS Okular Support for videos & movie annotations.
DONE Gwenview Support for animated images (.gif and .mng)
IN PROGRESS Gwenview Red Eye Reduction
IN PROGRESS Gwenview Nepomuk integration
TO DO Gwenview Dolphin-like single-click selection Aurélien Gâteau <[email protected]>
TO DO Gwenview Optional tree view Aurélien Gâteau <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS Okular Usable inverse search.
IN PROGRESS Okular "Okular document package" for import/export a document with metadata (eg annotations).
DONE Okular New backend for fax documents.
TO DO Okular Usability improvements. Pino Toscano <[email protected]>


Status Project Description Contact
DONE kio_bookmarks A new konqueror home page displaying user bookmarks. See [description]
IN PROGRESS kuiserver KUiServer Goya port. General improvements for usability improvements
DONE kio fish/sftp port fish and sftp to windows


Status Project Description Contact
TO DO konqueror A new konqueror recover-dialog replacement Eduardo Robles Elvira <[email protected]>
TO DO konqueror Rework bookmarks using Akonadi Eduardo Robles Elvira <[email protected]>
DONE dolphin Add zoom slider into the status bar and general zooming improvments
DONE dolphin Tooltip previews
TO DO dolphin ui to select preferred default settings for directory view Loic Marteau <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS konqueror Tagging and rating of webpages using Nepomuk - Already finished in playground.


Status Project Description Contact
TO DO PoTD engine Import from playground Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
DONE Frame plasmoid Honor EXIF rotation - see bug 164605
TO DO Frame plasmoid Previous, Pause and Next buttons - see bug 164704 Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]>
DONE Comic dataengine Port all comics to QScript and offer them through GHNS
DONE Comic dataengine Finish script support
DONE Eyes applet xeyes clone applet

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