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How we work

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Description

BlueDevil is the codename for the project which aims to integrate the Bluetooth technology into KDE Frameworks and KDE Plasma Desktop. The project is composed of a few components each of them have they own roadmap and maintainer.

List of components since 1.0:

  • KDE Bluetooth Agent: Alex Fiestas
  • Send File: Alex Fiestas
  • kio_obexftp: Alex Fiestas
  • kio_bluetooth: Alex Fiestas
  • Pairing Wizard: Alex Fiestas
  • File receiving: Alex Fiestas
  • Control Module: Rafael Fernandez Lopez
  • System tray: Rafael Fernandez Lopez

Project Status

The version 1.0 considered as stable has been released and will receive updates as minor versions (1.0.1 will be the first).

The version 1.1 is under a heavy development the roadmap can be found here

Documentation

Currently we're lacking a good End user documentation, help is needed.

How to collaborate

Bluedeivl is a KDE project, so we use the usual ways to communicate to each other, and to work together.

Project Page

Currently BlueDevil is under extragear/base KDE Project Page

Mailing list

We're using the kde-hardware-devel mailing list kde-hardware-devel

Roadmap

BlueDevil 1.1

The focus of 1.1 release will be add more Elegance into BlueDevil, for example by adding a better error hanlding, making things react as the user expect etc... There is not a release date for it, but can be expected somewhere close to KDE 4.6 release.

KDE Bluetooth Agent

Status Type Description Contact
TO DO Feature Support all Bluetooth pairing modes Alex Fiestas <[email protected]>
TO DO Revision Be sure that all the helpers work Alex Fiestas <[email protected]>

File receiving

Status Type Description Contact
TO DO Improvement Improve notifications Alex Fiestas <[email protected]>

Pairing Wizard

Status Type Description Contact
TO DO Improvement Use random 8 digit random PIN Alex Fiestas <[email protected]>
TO DO Improvement Detect when a device can introduce the PIN Alex Fiestas <[email protected]>
TO DO Feature Support all Bluetooth pairing modes Alex Fiestas <[email protected]>

Send File

Status Type Description Contact

kio_obexftp

Status Type Description Contact
TO DO Improvement We need to have a better error handling, using the kio interface to report the errors Alex Fiestas <[email protected]>
TO DO Improvement Improve the overall stability Alex Fiestas <[email protected]>

kio_bluetooth

Status Type Description Contact
IN PROGRESS Improvement Show the configured devices first, and discover in the background

Control Module

Status Type Description Contact
DONE Feature Add a Connect button in configure devices (like systray has)

System tray

Status Type Description Contact
DONE Improvement Implement a better order in the systray options
DONE Improvement Show a overlay icon when a device is connected
DONE Improvement Add a tooltip

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