Schedules/KDE4/4.4 Feature Plan

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This is a list of planned features for the 4.4 release.

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


kdeaccessibility

Status Project Description Contact


kdeadmin

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO system-config-printer-kde Restore feature parity with KDEPrint3 where possible.


kdeartwork

Status Project Description Contact


kdebase-apps

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Konqueror Improvements in session-management Eduardo Robles Elvira <edulix@gmail.com>
TO DO Konqueror Improvements in tab-bar widget Eduardo Robles Elvira <edulix@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS Konqueror New Konqueror bookmarks using Akonadi and Nepomuk, awesome bar
IN PROGRESS Konqueror Sidebar cleanups; re-introducing the history module
IN PROGRESS Dolphin

Version control intergration

IN PROGRESS Dolphin

Improved search bar including search configuration

IN PROGRESS Dolphin

Refactoring of Information Panel. KMetaDataWidget and KMetaDataConfigurationDialog should be moved to kdelibs.

kdebase-runtime

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KWallet Single Sign On using PAM Michael Leupold <lemma@confuego.org>
TO DO smb kioslave add kwallet support Carlo Segato <brandon.ml@gmail.com>
DONE thumbnail kioslave Support for comic-book cover previews (.cbr, .cbz, .cbt files)
IN PROGRESS Nepomuk Integrate Filesystem service to handle mounting/unmounting of removable devices
IN PROGRESS Nepomuk Add nepomuk kio slave which handles all stating of Nepomuk resources
IN PROGRESS Nepomuk Port Nepomuk to Virtuoso: query service, strigi service

kdebase-workspace

Status Project Description Contact
Non-Plasma, Non-KWin
TO DO Icons KCM More configurable icon sizes Christoph Feck <christoph@maxiom.de>
TO DO Fonts KCM More configurable fonts Christoph Feck <christoph@maxiom.de>
TO DO System Activity Show CPU usage etc John Tapsell <tapsell@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS Date/Time KCM Plasma themed clock
IN PROGRESS System Activity Add scripting support
DONE Solid RemoteControl Manager/Interface + Lirc backend
DONE System Activity KAuth integration
DONE System Settings Improve module appearance for Icons View and provide searching hints
IN PROGRESS System Setitngs Reorganize modules
IN PROGRESS Mouse KCM XInput2 support


KRunner
DONE KRunner Window management runner
TO DO KRunner Solid device runner Jacopo De Simoi <wilderkde@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS KRunner Single runner mode
TO DO KRunner Manage actions in default interface Jacopo De Simoi <wilderkde@gmail.com>


Plasma - Priority Features
IN PROGRESS netbook shell a plasma shell and various containments/applets tailored for netbooks (tech preview status in 4.4)


Plasma
TO DO libplasma better text box look with new svg elements Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
TO DO libplasma Allow display of multiple Holiday Regions in same Calendar widget John Layt <john@layt.net>
IN PROGRESS knowledge base plasmoid new plasmoid: Opendesktop.org knowledgebase client
IN PROGRESS Quicklaunch Plasmoid new icon size/rows config ui
IN PROGRESS libplasma Allow user to choose Calendar System to be displayed in Calendar widgets
IN PROGRESS opendesktop plasmoid show friends activity
DONE libplasma/kwin slide animation for popups done by kwin
DONE System tray Plasmoid support in the system tray
DONE System tray config ui to decide between always shown, always hidden and auto hide for each systray item
IN PROGRESS Plasma Addon Wikipedia KRunner
IN PROGRESS Plasma Addon Webslice Plasmoid, qgraphicswidget
IN PROGRESS Plasma Addon Battery popup layout improvements
IN PROGRESS Plasma Mouse Plugins UI Yet Another UI Redesign
TO DO libplasma Plasmoid Cloning - because having to set things up from scratch repeatedly gets old fast Chani <chani@kde.org>
TO DO taskbar "other desktops" group - I may not have time for this, feel free to take it Chani <chani@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS Plasma Weather Ion New Weather Ion for the wetter.com data source provider
IN PROGRESS Plasma Animator Create new Plasma::Animator API based on Qt 4.6 Kinetic
TO DO Plasma KineticScrolling Port KineticScrolling to Qt 4.6 Kinetic
IN PROGRESS Plasma-Netbook Animated Layouts Create Animated Layouts to SAL and NewsPaper
IN PROGRESS Notification queueing
IN PROGRESS Trust Levels package signing and verification
IN PROGRESS JS plasmoid improvements Animations, KIO and QFile bindings; latter two by security policy
IN PROGRESS Kiosk improvements
IN PROGRESS Activity Bar
TO DO folderview Hover action icons in the icon view Fredrik Höglund <fredrik@kde.org>


KWin - Core
IN PROGRESS KWin Window tabbing
IN PROGRESS KWin Window tiling
DONE KWin Quick window maximization and tiling by dragging windows to the edge of the screen
DONE KWin Improved virtual desktop KCM
DONE KWin Improved window switcher (Alt+Tab)
DONE KWin SVG based window decoration theme engine (Aurorae)
DONE KWin Merged Ozone and Nitrogen window decorations into Oxygen
IN PROGRESS KWin Support for new EWMH hints


KWin - Desktop Effects
DONE KWin Mouse action support in Present Windows effect
DONE KWin New present windows mode to only display windows from a single application
DONE KWin Improved flip switch effect


KDM

kdebindings

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO pykde4 Python 3 support for PyKDE4 Simon Edwards <simon@simonzone.com>
IN PROGRESS qyoto Create a new generator for the C# assemblies
TO DO qyoto Replace the current C# cmake macros with more sophisticated ones that also work on windows. Arno Rehn <arno@arnorehn.de>


kdeedu

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KStars Display Comet Magnitudes whenever possible Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Information links in-place for each technical term Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Tool to suggest star-hopping techniques??? Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Extend conjunction tool to have one object unspecified, but have a genre of objects specified instead Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Simulate Lunar Eclipses Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Simulate Satellites and Iridium Flares Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Social and Geographical Integration for KStars Akarsh Simha <akarshsimha@gmail.com>
TO DO KStars Marble widget for Geolocation tool Médéric Boquien <mboquien@free.fr>
TO DO KStars Better printed star charts Jason Harris <kstars@30doradus.org>
TO DO KStars Better rendering of comets/asteroids Jason Harris <kstars@30doradus.org>
TO DO KStars Texture mapping of the skymap??? Jason Harris <kstars@30doradus.org>
IN PROGRESS Cantor Import to kdeedu - currently in kdereview
IN PROGRESS KAlgebra Support for lists
IN PROGRESS Marble Add "download region" feature
IN PROGRESS Parley Rewritten practice
DONE KAlgebra Improved MathML Presentation support
DONE KAlgebra Added 2D parametric function plotting
DONE KAlgebra Improved jump detections
DONE KAlgebra Made lambda expressions more usable
DONE KStars Improve Observing List Wizard
DONE KTurtle Add F2 context help
DONE KTurtle Add SVG export for the canvas
DONE KTurtle Add HTML export of the code
DONE KTurtle Add printing support for the canvas


kdegames

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KBreakOut Level Sets Fela Winkelmolen <fela.kde@gmail.com>
TO DO KBreakOut Sound Fela Winkelmolen <fela.kde@gmail.com>
TO DO KDiamond Intelligent animation pre-caching Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
TO DO KDiamond Refactor Board and Diamond classes Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
TO DO Kolf Replace with Kolf 2 (help on coding, artwork and level design desired) >>delayed to KDE 4.5<< Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
TO DO KsirK rewrite AI code or at least correct most problems related in bug #170777. Volunteers wanted! Gaël de Chalendar <kleag@free.fr>
TO DO KsirK Boost playing over Jabber Gaël de Chalendar <kleag@free.fr>
TO DO KSquares Re-write computer player, make it act faster and more intelligent Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>
TO DO KSquares Add more types of boards: hexagonal, triangular Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS Gluon release first gluon lib with one game. [1]
IN PROGRESS Granatier New Bomberman like game for KDE 4
IN PROGRESS Granatier Implement all Bonuses from the default theme
DONE Granatier Add support for a background
TO DO Granatier Sidebar with informations regarding the players, like bonuses, handicaps ... Mathias Kraus <k.hias@gmx.de>
TO DO Granatier Arena Editor Mathias Kraus <k.hias@gmx.de>
TO DO Granatier Replace Phonon with QtMultimedia for better sound Mathias Kraus <k.hias@gmx.de>
IN PROGRESS KAtomic Level Sets
IN PROGRESS KsirK Polish the skin editor (doc, contextual help, ...)
IN PROGRESS Palapeli New puzzle game for KDE 4
DONE Bovo Highlight the last move to be easier to spot
DONE Bovo Enable undo after the game has ended, to be able to correct a fatal mis-click
DONE KBreakOut Improved keyboard support
DONE KBreakOut Fullscreen support
DONE KDiamond Improve time display
DONE KGoldrunner Add Mazes game (37 levels), contributed by Steve Mann.
DONE KsirK Previous/Next in start new game as described in bug #170774
IN PROGRESS Kigo New Go game for KDE 4
DONE Kigo Fix smaller issues with KNS2
DONE Kigo Beautify the default theme
IN PROGRESS Kigo Allow arbitrary jumps in the undo/redo history
IN PROGRESS Kigo Improve final score visuals

kdegraphics

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO libkexiv2 Store metadata in libexiv2 containers, do not lossily encode to QByteArray. Bug 183171 Marcel Wiesweg <marcel.wiesweg@gmx.de>
TO DO libkdcraw Make color management options more flexible Marcel Wiesweg <marcel.wiesweg@gmx.de>
DONE libksane Add basic twain support on Windows
DONE libksane External API for specifying preview resolution
IN PROGRESS libksane External API for handling selections
TO DO libksane Improve auto-selection Kåre Särs <kare.sars@iki.fi>
IN PROGRESS gwenview Rework start page
IN PROGRESS gwenview Implement picture importer
IN PROGRESS gwenview New save-as behavior (go to saved as document)
TO DO gwenview Show Nepomuk info in image meta info Aurelien Gateau <agateau@kde.org>
TO DO gwenview Persistent changes Aurelien Gateau <agateau@kde.org>
TO DO gwenview Folder thumbnails Aurelien Gateau <agateau@kde.org>

kdelibs

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO katepart Add interface to access highlighting information, port html-export plugin Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>
TO DO KCalendarSystem Add new astronomical calculation support classes to be used in kdelibs to build new astronomically based calendar systems, and in kdepim to build new version of libkholiday. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KCalendarSystem Add new calendar systems: Indian Civil (Saka), Ethiopean, Chinese, Pure Julian, Pure Gregorian, etc. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO kdecore Group policy (Windows) backend for KAuth Dario Freddi <drf@kde.org>
TO DO KDEPrint If no file printing support in Qt4.5, migrate FilePrinter class from Okular to enable file printing for all apps via QPrinter. To be discussed on k-c-d first. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KDEPrint Add framework for standard actions for 'Send to...' for e-mail, fax, etc by printing to PDF/PS. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO kdeui Implement caps-lock warning for password entry widgets Michael Leupold <lemma@confuego.org>
TO DO KLocale Investigate adding Currency Code and currency minor units support based on ISO 4217 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_4217). John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO Khtml Improvements in kwallet integration Eduardo Robles Elvira <edulix@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS kfile Move KMetaDataWidget and KMetaDataConfigurationDialog from Dolphin to kfile
DONE katepart Add mapping support for the vi input mode's normal mode
IN PROGRESS katepart Improve TemplateInterface, i.e. snippet support
IN PROGRESS kdecore Move event-filter installation out of KApplication and into a new class
IN PROGRESS kdecore Polkit-1 backend for KAuth
IN PROGRESS kdeui Support floating point font sizes
IN PROGRESS kdeui Finish the time chooser widget
IN PROGRESS kio Limit number of connections per host (per application), add job priorities
IN PROGRESS kio Support for automatically renaming conflicting files during copy and move operations
TO DO kio Better file information in file conflict dialog Todd <toddrme2178@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS kio Remember downloads via Nepomuk
IN PROGRESS webkit Move KDE integration of QtWebKit into kdelibs (but not KPart!)
IN PROGRESS buildsystem Modular build of KDE modules
DONE katepart Enable command line scripting again
DONE katepart Support byte-order mark in unicode files
IN PROGRESS katepart Improve katepart Vim mode.

kdemultimedia

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KMix Nicer OSD (icon, mute state) Christian Esken <esken@kde.org>
TO DO KMix Amend Keyboard Shortcuts Christian Esken <esken@kde.org>
IN PROGRESS KMix Allow arbitrary ordering of controls
IN PROGRESS KMix Add WhatsThis help on controls (Bug 70042)


kdenetwork

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Kopete UPnp Support Matt Rogers <mattr@kde.org>
TO DO Kopete Jabber Jingle video support Detlev Casanova <detlev.casanova@gmail.com>
TO DO Kopete Jabber Jingle ICE support Detlev Casanova <detlev.casanova@gmail.com>
TO DO Kopete Add support for urls to Bonjour plugin Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Kopete Rich text support for ICQ Roman Jarosz <kedgedev@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS KGet Support for verifying signed files
IN PROGRESS KGet Support for custom NewTransferDialog in BTPlugin
IN PROGRESS Kopete Contacts plasmoid
IN PROGRESS Kopete Telepathy protocol plugin
IN PROGRESS Kopete Telepathy Tubes Desktop Sharing plugin
IN PROGRESS Kopete Akonadi Logger(modify the history plugin)
IN PROGRESS Krdc Telepathy Tubes support
IN PROGRESS Krfb Telepathy Tubes support
IN PROGRESS Krfb Core restructuring
IN PROGRESS Telepathy Account Management KCM
IN PROGRESS Telepathy Mission Control launcher KDED
DONE Kopete Create avatars from a webcam device
DONE Krdc Redesigned workflow to create a new connection
DONE Krdc Full Screen Switching


kdepim

Status Project Description Contact
IN PROGRESS Akregator Port to use KNotificationItem
IN PROGRESS KAlarm Implement Akonadi support
IN PROGRESS KAlarm Provide audio-only alarms

kdepimlibs

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kdeplasma-addons

Status Project Description Contact
DONE plasmaboard Added a virtual keyboard plasmoid for touchscreen users


kdesdk

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Lokalize Integrate snowball stemmer for glossary Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@NOSPAMukr.net>
TO DO Lokalize Continue implementing XLIFF spec Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@NOSPAMukr.net>
TO DO Lokalize Segmentation [editing] functionality Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@NOSPAMukr.net >
TO DO Lokalize Remote translation memories Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@NOSPAMukr.net>
TO DO Lokalize Integrate with nepomuk (fast stats retrieval, tag cloud - incl sharing!) Nick Shaforostoff <shafff@NOSPAMukr.net>
DONE Kate Add common vim commands like :wq, :new, :bp/bn, etc.


kdeutils

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO Ark Add an options dialog (maybe) Harald Hvaal <haraldhv@stud.ntnu.no>
TO DO Ark Support for custom options from the compression interface (eg. a slider for selecting compression level for rar files) Harald Hvaal <haraldhv@stud.ntnu.no>
TO DO Ark Add feedback for the latest operation in the status bar Raphael Kubo da Costa <kubito@gmail.com>
TO DO Ark Add feedback for the latest operation in the status bar Raphael Kubo da Costa <kubito@gmail.com>
TO DO Ark Try multiple plugins for each archive type before failing Raphael Kubo da Costa <kubito@gmail.com>
TO DO Ark Make the internal previewer optional Raphael Kubo da Costa <kubito@gmail.com>
TO DO KGpg Make keyserver actions possible to use on multiple keyservers at once Rolf Eike Beer <kde@opensource.sf-tec.de>
TO DO KGpg Add "caff" mode for keysigning Rolf Eike Beer <kde@opensource.sf-tec.de>
TO DO KGpg Allow searching for trust path in keyring Rolf Eike Beer <kde@opensource.sf-tec.de>
TO DO KGpg Add improved key import result window (with useful summary, filtering, reasonable default size etc.) Rolf Eike Beer <kde@opensource.sf-tec.de>
TO DO KGpg Make generating a key a KJob so it get's better notification support Rolf Eike Beer <kde@opensource.sf-tec.de>
TO DO Okteta add editing capability to Decoding table Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add Kate-like search tool Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add support for import by drop, both url and data Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta copy again puts also a value or char variant of the data to clipboard Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add support for memory mapping of files Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add further export formats like s-record and intel 16 Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add support for jobs like io, printing, string search or filter Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Add Okular like embedded notifications Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Store bookmarks and other view settings for next load Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Add global toggle option for the offset display, hex or decimal Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta add QIODevice for AbstractByteArrayModel and make mimetype detection use this instead of only filename Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO printer-applet Restore feature parity with KDEPrint3 where possible.
IN PROGRESS Okteta Make dialogs for Goto, Search & Replace embedded
IN PROGRESS Okteta Add tool to view decoding of complex structures
DONE kdelirc Communicate to lirc through solid
IN PROGRESS kdelirc Integrate solid backend into kdelirc frontend
TO DO kdelirc Cycle mode function Frank Scheffold <fscheffold@googlemail.com>
TO DO kdelirc Add a try button in configurations Michael Zanetti <michael_zanetti@gmx.net>
DONE Okteta Rename libkakao to Kasten and make the Okteta KPart use it
DONE Okteta Add embedded dialog to set selection range

Other

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