Schedules/KDE4/4.5 Feature Plan

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This is a list of planned features for the SC 4.5 release.

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


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 Konsole Finish implementing tab context menu
IN PROGRESS Konsole Allow setting tab profile from file on command-line
IN PROGRESS Konsole Adds support for SHELL_SESSION_ID
IN PROGRESS Konsole Modernize menu layout
IN PROGRESS Konsole Move to KTabWidget
IN PROGRESS print-manager New Print manager KCM and applet replacement, using C++


kdebase-runtime

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO KWallet Single Sign On using PAM Michael Leupold <lemma@confuego.org>
TO DO network kioslave Backend for LISa Friedrich Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO network kioslave Backend for SMB Friedrich Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO network kioslave Integrate with remote and zeroconf kioslaves Friedrich Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Locale KCM Add support for new KLocale features (see kdelibs section) including Digit Groups, AM/PM, etc. Improvements to usability of existing money display options. John Layt <john@layt.net>
IN PROGRESS network kioslave Backend for UPnP
TO DO network kioslave Backend to discover bluetooth devices and they services Eduardo Robles Elvira <edulix@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS bluetooth kioslave Backend to browse bluetooth devices


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 Solid Write a new Bluetooth backend Alex Fiestas <alex@eyeos.org>
TO DO Screenedges Screenedges handling outside of kwin/plasma Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
IN PROGRESS Oxygen style Move window using left-mouse button on windows' empty areas


IN PROGRESS Oxygen configuration Oxygen style and decoration standalone expert configuration tool
IN PROGRESS Free Space Notifier Daemon Small daemon that warns you when your home has almost no space left
Plasma
IN PROGRESS systemtray monochrome statusnotifier based systray icons support
TO DO systemtray sort icons by category Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS systemtray put hidden icons in a popup menu
DONE notifications split systemtray and notifications applet
IN PROGRESS notifications new look and behaviour for notifications
DONE notifications support for remote applets for notifications
DONE netbook/SAL use QStandardModels
IN PROGRESS netbook/SAL support for drag and drop of items
TO DO libplasma/extenders put extendergroups in scrollwidgets Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
TO DO libplasma/extenders possibility to detach exteneritems as standalone windows Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS libplasma/theme more transparent dialogs when the blur effect is enabled
IN PROGRESS libplasma/desktop Activity Manager UI
TO DO accounts applet a plasma widget that is a central place to add accounts to social sites like identica and opendesktop, optimized for the netbook shell Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
TO DO libplasma Improvements to Calendar/Clock widgets. Improved config ui. Allow multiple holidays on same day. Allow multiple Holiday Regions. Weekends. etc. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO folderview "Open folder" icon to open folder into pop-up at request instead of automatically. Bruno Bigras <bigras.bruno@gmail.com>
IN PROGRESS Extend Calendar DataEngine with Akonadi calendar incidents Allows to query calendar events/todos from Akonadi in Plasma
DONE calculator Added optional libqalculate support in the calculator runner
IN PROGRESS KRunner Add some advanced sorting to KRunner using Nepomuk


KWin
TO DO Tiling Merge window tiling branch Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
TO DO core New flag to exclude windows from switchers Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
DONE KCM Decoration New decoration kcm with previews and GHNS
DONE Aurorae Port Aurorae to GraphicsView and KDecoration
IN PROGRESS Aurorae Better themeing support
TO DO Aurorae Window tabbing support Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
TO DO Aurorae Decorations on window sides Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
TO DO Aurorae Autohiding decoration for maximized windows Martin Gräßlin <kde@martin-graesslin.com>
TO DO kwin hide windows from other activities Chani <chani@kde.org>


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>
TO DO Marble Add proper support for GPX waypoints, tracks and routes display Anders Lund <anders@alweb.dk>
TO DO Marble Export map to MxN pixel bitmap Inge Wallin <inge@lysator.liu.se>
TO DO Marble Map Contents translation Torsten Rahn <tackat@kde.org>
TO DO Kalzium Port Kalzium to use QGV based periodic table widget Marcus D. Hanwell <mhanwell@kde.org>
DONE Marble Support OpenStreetMap Nominatim as search backend (MarbleRunner)
IN PROGRESS Marble Generalized Animations with GeoDataLookAt support
IN PROGRESS Marble Online-Routing
IN PROGRESS Marble GPS improvements
IN PROGRESS Marble Maemo Support
IN PROGRESS Marble GeoGraphicsScene for Online Service Plugins
IN PROGRESS Marble Download region
IN PROGRESS Marble Implement sun locator blendings as derived classes of Marble::Blending
IN PROGRESS Marble Configurable texture layer blending
IN PROGRESS Marble Import geonames city data
IN PROGRESS Marble Add new icons for online services
IN PROGRESS Marble Download Progressbar in Qt-only version
IN PROGRESS Marble Bookmark support
IN PROGRESS Marble Various Marble speed improvements
DONE KAlgebra Type checker for expressions to statically detect errors
IN PROGRESS Parley Parley practice mode rewritten
TO DO Cantor import and polish Qalculate! backend Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>


kdegames

Status Project Description Contact
DONE KBounce Difficulty levels
DONE KBounce Random images as background
TO DO KBreakOut Level Sets Fela Winkelmolen <fela.kde@gmail.com>
TO DO KBreakOut Sound Fela Winkelmolen <fela.kde@gmail.com>
TO DO KGoldrunner Add the Demolition game (20 levels) Ian Wadham <iandw.au@gmail.com>
TO DO Kolf Replace with Kolf 2 (help on coding and artwork desired) 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>
TO DO KSudoku Import new engine Johannes Bergmeier <joselb@gmx.net>
TO DO KSudoku Port game to new engine Johannes Bergmeier <joselb@gmx.net>
TO DO KSudoku Adapt view to show information provided by engine Johannes Bergmeier <joselb@gmx.net>
TO DO KSudoku Add new actions to GUI Johannes Bergmeier <joselb@gmx.net>
TO DO Granatier Arena Editor Mathias Kraus <k.hias@gmx.de>
IN PROGRESS Kajongg New traditional Mahjongg for four players
TO DO Kajongg Default voices for computer players Wolfgang Rohdewald <wolfgang@rohdewald.de>
TO DO Kajongg Make playing against computer suspendable/resumable Wolfgang Rohdewald <wolfgang@rohdewald.de>
DONE Kigo Load SGF games from command line and register to mimetype 'application/x-go-sgf'
IN PROGRESS Kigo Fix KNewStuff provider issues
IN PROGRESS KTuberling A new "fast switch" between playgrounds
TO DO Palapeli Recieve new puzzles over KNewStuff Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
TO DO Palapeli Introduce handicap as a means to configure difficulty Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
IN PROGRESS Palapeli Implement puzzle piles to organize pieces
TO DO Palapeli Quick piece grouping Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
TO DO Palapeli Add magnifying glass Stefan Majewsky <majewsky@gmx.net>
IN PROGRESS Palapeli Rewrite puzzle table mouse interaction stack
TO DO Konquest Merge the patch by Sean D'Epagnier to implement many features like map editing Pierre Ducroquet <pinaraf@pinaraf.info>


kdegraphics

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO libkdcraw Make color management options more flexible Marcel Wiesweg <marcel.wiesweg@gmx.de>
DONE libksane Improve auto-selection
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 okular Thumb creators via Okular Core Harsh J <harsh@harshj.com>



kdelibs

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO katepart Add visual block mode and make the basic commands support it Erlend Hamberg <ehambergαgmail.com>
TO DO katepart context dependent indenters Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>
TO DO katepart scripting configuration, esp. for indenters Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>
TO DO katepart list of available scripts and indenters Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>
TO DO katepart GHNS for scripts/indenters Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>
TO DO katepart easier writing of indenters, esp. by automatically reloading them when changed Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>
TO DO katepart extend list of available default styles for highlighting, remove hardcoded colors from existing XML files Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>
TO DO katepart improve AutoBrace plugin Milian Wolff <mail@milianw.de>
IN PROGRESS katepart/ktexteditor defaultvalues, regular expressions, mirroring master, scripting of templates
IN PROGRESS ktexteditor plugin InsaneHTML_LE (zencoding like selector input (light edition)
TO DO katepart replace smart cursor/ranges API Christoph Cullmann <cullmann@kde.org>
TO DO kdeui API to integrate KStatusNotifierItem and KNotification: both as class api and DBus specification API Davide Bettio <davide.bettio@kdemail.net>
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: Bahaii, Coptic, Ethiopean, Chinese, Japanese, Buddhist, 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 kio Better file information in file conflict dialog Todd <toddrme2178@gmail.com>
TO DO KLocale Implement support for number grouping other than thousands using LC_NUMERIC and LC_MONETARY formats, e.g. India 00 00 000 and China 0000 0000. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KLocale Add configuration for AM/PM symbols. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KLocale Full POSIX compliant format support for date, time, numbers and money. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KLocale Implement more 'named' date/time formats, e.g. ISO, UnixTimestamp, RFC3339, etc. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KLocale Add Full date format in addition to existing short and long. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KLocale Add default colour to optionally display negative numbers. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KLocale Implement separate backends for each supported platform/desktop to use platform localisation in place of KDE locale. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KLocale Implement support for additional Country Code standards: ISO Alpha 3, ISO Numeric 3, FIPS-10. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO KLocale Implement support for Country Code sub-regions, i.e. States/Provinces/etc. Needed for new KHolidays. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO kdeui Improvements to KDatePicker/KDateTable for feature parity with Plasma Calendar widget, i.e. holiday support, select calendar system, etc. John Layt <john@layt.net>
TO DO kdeui DBus interface in StatusNotifierItem to connect it with freedesktop notifications instances Marco Martin <notmart@gmail.com>
TO DO Khtml Improvements in kwallet integration Eduardo Robles Elvira <edulix@gmail.com>
TO DO Khtml Basic audio/video tag support Michael Howell and Germain Garand <germain@ebooksfrance.org>
TO DO Khtml Implement more of DOM3's CSSOM View module Germain Garand <germain@ebooksfrance.org>
DONE KNewStuff Improved Download Dialog, multiple previews, better integration of details, changelog is displayed
IN PROGRESS KNewStuff Icon view mode
DONE KNewStuff Upload dialog rewritten: It now supports updating of old uploads, previews, most data that can be entered on the website and allows direct login to the account
TO DO kdeui Social About Dialog Téo Mrnjavac <teo@kde.org>
TO DO kdeui Generic find bar widget Sascha Peilicke <sasch.pe@gmx.de>
TO DO kio SSL client certificate support Andreas Hartmetz <ahartmetz@gmail.com>
TO DO kio SSL root certificate list GUI + backend Andreas Hartmetz <ahartmetz@gmail.com>


kdemultimedia

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO JuK Remove Qt/KDE3 support lib requirements -- will move to KDE 4.5 feature plan Michael Pyne <mpyne@kde.org>
TO DO JuK Allow setting covers directly from URLs supported by KIO - drag/drop already allows this however -- will move to KDE 4.5 feature plan Michael Pyne <mpyne.org>



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>
DONE Kopete Extended video controls
TO DO Krdc Connection status screen and reconnect Tony Murray <murraytony@gmail.com>
DONE Krdc Much improved new connection screen: more info, sortable, interactive, and better use of space
IN PROGRESS KGet Use plasma notifications to show the progress
DONE KGet Refaktor Torrent-Plugin to base on the newly created libktorrent from extragear
IN PROGRESS KGet Better error handling


kdeplasma-addons

Status Project Description Contact
TO DO knowledgebase port knowledgebase plasmoid to new engine Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>
TO DO knowledgebase Add categories Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner@kde.org>
DONE Bookmarks widget New
DONE Mandelbrot Wallpaper Performance improvements
DONE Mandelbrot Wallpaper Rendering improvements (through dithering, extra iterations, and better/simpler formulas)
DONE Mandelbrot Wallpaper Allow to import/export parameters and to export to PNG images
DONE Comic Applet Add option to show "text", "icons" or both "text and icons" for tabs
DONE Comic Applet Prefetch next and previous comic strip (thx to Miha Cancula)
DONE Character Runner New
IN PROGRESS KDE Observatory Performance improvements, new data engine


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>
IN PROGRESS Kate Replace old snippet plugin through TNG plugin and enhance the usability of the new plugin
IN PROGRESS Kate Port the old XML completion plugin (xmltools)


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 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 and 64-bit addressing 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 Kate-like combined dialogs to query for actions on files Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Improve the titels of the changes to the bytearray to be more descriptive, best using ids to avoid text string Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Merge row and column widgets into one Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Refactor mouse input to controllers for the bytearray widget Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Add a general KPart adapter to Kasten, than finish port of Okteta KPart to Okteta Kasten Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Make all user interaction in the KastenCore managers plugin-based Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Store bookmarks Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau@kde.org>
TO DO Okteta Add KNewStuff support to the structures tool Alex Richardson <alex.richardson@gmx.de>
TO DO printer-applet Restore feature parity with KDEPrint3 where possible.
IN PROGRESS kdelirc/kremotecontrol Transition from KDELirc to KRemoteControl
IN PROGRESS Okteta Allow writing structure definitions in JavaScript
DONE Okteta new export formats: S-Record, Intel Hex, Base32, Ascii85, Uuencoding, Xxencoding
DONE Okteta add QIODevice for AbstractByteArrayModel and make mimetype detection use this instead of only filename


Other

Status Project Description Contact

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