< Schedules This is a list of planned features for the 4.2 release. See also: Schedules/KDE4/4.2 Release Schedule Schedules/KDE4/4.2 Release Goals Schedules/KDE4/4.3 Feature Plan Schedules/KDE4/4.1 Feature Plan Legend: todo => not started yet in-progress => started, but not completed yet done => completed Contents 1 Other 2 kdelibs 3 kdebase-workspace 4 kdepimlibs 5 kdenetwork 6 kdepim 7 kdeutils 8 kdebindings 9 kdegames 10 kdesdk 11 kdeedu 12 kdemultimedia 13 kdeaccessibility 14 kdeartwork 15 kdegraphics 16 kdebase-runtime 17 kdebase-apps 18 kdeplasma-addons Other Status Project Description Contact DONE Akonadi Various Akonadi related items can be found here http://techbase.kde.org/Projects/PIM/Akonadi#KDE_4.2_.2F_Akonadi_1.1 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 DONE kwrited Use knotify in kwrited DONE Printer Admin KDEPrint is dead, long live system-config-printer-kde (kdeadmin) and printer-applet (kdeutils)! Thanks to jriddell for these. IN PROGRESS KNotify Create OSD based replacement for current KPassivePopup [Deferred to 4.3] IN PROGRESS KPackageKit Pushing in KPackageKit (dependant on PolicyKit integration) TO DO Dikku Context Framework Create a context framework with working activities Harikrishna Anandhan <[email protected]> TO DO System Settings add Administrator mode button. See Bug 151669 Alessandro Diaferia <[email protected]> kdelibs Status Project Description Contact DONE i18n proper filenames decoding for FAT mounting, in KUrls and content-disposition DONE Katepart Make a Vi input mode for Katepart DONE KDateTable Correctly draw weekends and day of worship for locale using new KLocale settings. DONE KHTML Early domain name resolution (prefetch) DONE KHTML KHTMLFindBar - an embedded search/find-as-you-type bar 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 DONE KJS and KHTML Support for transparent reindenting of standalone sources in debugger DONE KLocale Implement KLocale based methods to return correct working week start and end days and day of religious worship for the locale. DONE KLocale Method to strip accelerator marker from UI strings; needs to take into account CJK-style markers too. DONE Kross expose KAssistantDialog as part of forms module DONE kross Extend QtScript integration. DONE KUrlNavigator Provide an option to always show the full path in the breadcrumb mode. DONE kwallet Move kwalletd to kdebase-runtime IN PROGRESS CMake Reduced library link interface IN PROGRESS KConfig API review and export KConfigBackend IN PROGRESS KConfig Make KConfigDialog work nicer with KConfigSkeleton + manually managed widgets IN PROGRESS KConfig Make KConfigSkeleton KConfigGroup aware IN PROGRESS kdeui Rich text builders for KTextEdit, including BBCode, html, plain text markup, mediawiki and markdown output. IN PROGRESS KHTML Finish support of Video/Audio elements IN PROGRESS KHTML Significant CSS performance improvements IN PROGRESS KHTML Support for CSS3 border-* properties IN PROGRESS KHTML SVG support in KHTML (port from WebKit) IN PROGRESS KJS Further performance improvements IN PROGRESS KStyle New branch style for treeviews IN PROGRESS Phonon "low-level" PCM I/O with at least an ALSA implementation IN PROGRESS Phonon make AbstractMediaStream/Streamterface threadsafe IN PROGRESS Phonon VideoWidget snapshot function TO DO CMake Exporting and importing (library) targets Alexander Neundorf <[email protected]> TO DO KHTML Faster page cache Germain Garand <[email protected]> TO DO KHTML Gaussian SVG filter Fredrik Höglund <[email protected]> TO DO KHTML More automation in JS/C++ bindings generation Maksim Orlovich and Vyacheslav Tokarev <[email protected]> TO DO KHTML Scriptable extension plug-ins Harri <[email protected]> TO DO KHTML XPath level 1 Maksim Orlovich <[email protected]> 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]> TO DO Phonon add Port class for fine grained control over data flow between Phonon objects Matthias Kretz <[email protected]> kdebase-workspace Status Project Description Contact DONE Calendar KCM Add support for setting new KLocale settings for Working Week and Day or Religious Worship. DONE ConsoleKit support Add ConsoleKit support to kdm. DONE Kephal Import kephal for better xrandr-support. DONE Nepomuk KIO Slave Nepomuk Desktop search KIO slave nepomuksearch:/ DONE Power Manager import PowerDevil TO DO Color KCM Add KDE3 scheme import Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]> TO DO Color KCM Add 'smart setting' of extended colors Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]> TO DO Color KCM Query kwin for supported colors; add full set of kwin colors Matthew Woehlke <[email protected]> TO DO Font Installer KCM Use PolicyKit for installtion of system-wide fonts. Craig Drummond <[email protected]> KRunner DONE KRunner Improve KDE startup speed by delaying KRunner startup DONE KRunner Kate sessions runner DONE KRunner Konqueror history runner DONE KRunner Nepomuk desktop search runner DONE Krunner Noun-Verb support DONE KRunner Recent Documents runner IN PROGRESS Krunner Configuration options for blacklisting, user ranking, runner ranking, learning IN PROGRESS Krunner SearchMatch configuration TO DO Krunner Implement Nuno's UI polishings Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Krunner Runner configuration Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO KRunner runner for the plasma dbus interface Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Krunner Runners able to share parsing Jordi Polo <[email protected]> TO DO Krunner Runtime syntax documentation Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Krunner Search set paging Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Krunner Simple GUI for above options Jordi Polo <[email protected]> TO DO Krunner Simple learning Jordi Polo <[email protected]> Plasma - Priority Features DONE Plasma C# support DONE Plasma Extenders DONE Plasma Improved Battery applet for Powerdevil DONE Plasma Kuiserver plasmoid (integrated in systemtray) DONE Plasma Notification plasmoid (integrated in systemtray) DONE Plasma panel->desktop dragging DONE Plasma Python support DONE Plasma Ruby support DONE Plasma Separate Desktop Settings from DesktopContainment DONE Plasma Wallpaper plugins IN PROGRESS Plasma Networkmanager Plasmoid and DataEngine IN PROGRESS Plasma New ECMA Script Scriptengines IN PROGRESS Plasma Plasmagik packaging (and package classes) TO DO KWin Make it possible to focus plasma panels Chani <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma Expand cashew to full action bar when zoomed out Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma Script Security Framework Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma Welcome plasmoid Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> IN PROGRESS Plasma JOLIE Integration Plasma DONE Plasma Activitybar: an applet to quickly switch between activities DONE Plasma Activity<->Virtual Desktop Affinity DONE Plasma Add a places combo box to the location page in the folderview config dialog DONE Plasma Add Google Gadgets from Internet through AppletBrowser DONE Plasma Add New Widgets: Pluggable widget browser DONE Plasma A new plasmoid that implements the functionality of a simple web browser DONE Plasma Collapsing Applet convenience class DONE Plasma Complete the panel size sliders feature: an applet can ask the panel to resize DONE Plasma drop indicator in panel DONE Plasma Google Gadgets support DONE Plasma Keyboard Shortcut Config UI DONE Plasma make the panel controller a bit more usable DONE Plasma New theming capabilities by expanding the lower level theming classes (Theme and PanelSvg) DONE Plasma nicely draw the desktop toolbox when it's moved because of a panel DONE Plasma Optional Per-Virtual Desktop DesktopView DONE Plasma Panel Autohide DONE Plasma Panel form factor support in the folderview applet DONE Plasma Plasma On Screensaver DONE Plasma Plasma Popup Tips DONE Plasma Quicklaunch Plasmoid DONE Plasma Save icon positioning in folderview DONE Plasma Systray++ Spec DONE Plasma Tabbar widget derived from QTabBar and themed with svg DONE Plasma Taskbar grouping DONE Plasma theme Plasma::PushButton with svg DONE Plasma Visual clue when dragging applets from applet browser to the panel IN PROGRESS Plasma Grid applet IN PROGRESS Plasma Small Form Factors IN PROGRESS Plasma Techbase Tutorials IN PROGRESS Plasma Website update TO DO Plasma adding containments from the appletbrowser (and remove the "add panel" from DefaultDesktop) Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma Context menu plugins Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma dbus interface Chani <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma highlight the applet with active keyboard shortcuts Chani <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma Import Raptor Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma improve usability of appletbrowser delete button Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma Make non-SVG painting in Plasma low-color and non-anim friendly Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma New wallpapers Riccardo Iaconelli <[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 Preserve wallpaper choice by copying user paper to home dir Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> TO DO Plasma Runtime DataEngine documentation (sources, usage, etc) Aaron Seigo <[email protected]> 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]> TO DO Plasma Top-level windows plasmoids Riccardo Iaconelli <[email protected]> KWin - Core DONE KWin Implement _NET_WM_FULLSCREEN_MONITORS EWMH spec hint DONE KWin Move maximized windows between Xinerama screens DONE KWin New window snapping zones; screen center and window corners 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 kdepimlibs 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. kdenetwork Status Project Description Contact DONE Kopete Improve file transfer progress dialog DONE Kopete Jabber Jingle Audio support (raw-udp) DONE Kopete Message delivery notifications DONE Kopete Move file transfer request into chat window DONE Kopete MSNP15 implementation for MSN 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) IN PROGRESS Plasma Network Manager Applet kdepim 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 kdeutils 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 DONE Ark Make the service menu work (possibly doing it as a KonqPopupPlugin DONE Ark Proper password support DONE Ark Implement a plugin for .gz files IN PROGRESS Ark Implement proper drag/drop between Ark/dolphin kdebindings 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++ kdegames Status Project Description Contact DONE KBlocks Support for sounds DONE kdiamond Drag jewels DONE kdiamond Support for untimed games DONE KGoldrunner Add the Count game (17 levels), contributed by Steve Mann. DONE Killbots New app for 4.2 DONE ksirk Jabber based net game finding (initial version) DONE ksirk KHotNewStuff skins DONE ksirk Map scrolling arrows DONE ksirk Skins editor DONE ksirk Use only names in skins instead of numeric ids IN PROGRESS KBreakOut (Optional) fire on mouse click IN PROGRESS libkdegames New highscore management system TO DO KBreakOut Custom levelsets Fela Winkelmolen <[email protected]> TO DO KBreakOut KHotNewStuff support for themes Fela Winkelmolen <[email protected]> TO DO KBreakOut Sounds Fela Winkelmolen <[email protected]> TO DO kdiamond Optional OpenGL rendering Stefan Majewsky <[email protected]> TO DO KGoldrunner Improvement to sound support and themes <[email protected]> TO DO KMahjongg Support for sounds Mauricio Piacentini <[email protected]> TO DO KNetWalk Support for custom and non-square board sizes Fela Winkelmolen <[email protected]> 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]> kdesdk 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. kdeedu 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 kdemultimedia 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 kdeaccessibility 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]> kdeartwork Status Project Description Contact DONE Screensavers Add the "KDE Asciiquarium" screensaver. Ported to KDE by Michael Pyne and Maksim Orlovich, original screensaver by Kirk Baucom kdegraphics Status Project Description Contact DONE Gwenview Dolphin-like single-click selection DONE Gwenview Nepomuk integration DONE Gwenview Red Eye Reduction DONE Gwenview Support for animated images (.gif and .mng) DONE KSnapshot Add support for grabbing a single screen in multihead 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 DONE KSnapshot Increase jpeg image quality from 75% to 85% DONE Okular New backend for fax documents. IN PROGRESS Okular "Okular document package" for import/export a document with metadata (eg annotations). IN PROGRESS Okular Support for videos & movie annotations. IN PROGRESS Okular Usable inverse search. TO DO Gwenview Optional tree view Aurélien Gâteau <[email protected]> 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]> TO DO Okular Usability improvements. Pino Toscano <[email protected]> kdebase-runtime Status Project Description Contact DONE kio_bookmarks A new konqueror home page displaying user bookmarks. See [description] DONE kio fish/sftp port fish and sftp to windows IN PROGRESS kuiserver KUiServer Goya port. General improvements for usability improvements kdebase-apps Status Project Description Contact DONE dolphin Add zoom slider into the status bar and general zooming improvments DONE dolphin Tooltip previews IN PROGRESS konqueror Tagging and rating of webpages using Nepomuk - Already finished in playground. TO DO dolphin ui to select preferred default settings for directory view Loic Marteau <[email protected]> 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]> kdeplasma-addons Status Project Description Contact DONE Comic dataengine Finish script support DONE Comic dataengine Port all comics to QScript and offer them through GHNS DONE Eyes applet xeyes clone applet 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]> TO DO PoTD engine Import from playground Anne-Marie Mahfouf <[email protected]> Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/index.php?title=Schedules/KDE4/4.2_Feature_Plan&oldid=49797" This page was last edited on 26 October 2011, at 19:02. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.