From KDE Community Wiki
< Sprints‎ | Randa
Revision as of 21:05, 6 July 2016 by TheOneRing (talk | contribs) (→‎Blogs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Here you find information which is important for the duration of the meetings (Sunday, 12th to Sunday, 19th of June 2016).

Important general information

Here you'll find imporant information for the time during the meeting. Such as e.g. the departure time for the trip to Zermatt. So take a look here from time to time. For general information about the Randa meetings (how to reach, grocery nearby, etc.) go one page up.

Topic this year

Bring KDE software to more platforms

Bank account information

For the people who need to send us the food and other money:
It seems that from the Euro zone you need to do an international transfer instead of the standard Euro IBAN.

  • IBAN: CH91 8049 6000 0097 0223 2
  • Address: Verein Randa Meetings, Mario Fux, Uferweg 20, 3400 Burgdorf BE, Switzerland
  • Currency: CHF
  • Make sure to select Cost payed by sender or you'll have to buy Mario a drink ;)
  • Bank information:
    • name: Raiffeisen Mischable-Matterhorn
    • SWIFT/BIC Code: RAIFCH22
    • See this website for more.

Opening time local grocery

  • Monday to Wednesday, Friday: 7:30 to 10:00 and 16:00 to 18:00 (closed on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon)
  • Saturday: 7:30 to 10:00 and 14:00 to 16:00 (NEEDS TO BE VERIFIED)

Remember to bring

This is a not-exhaustive list by going thru various emails sent

  • Towel
  • Clothes fitting the weather
  • Indoor shoes
  • Squirrel
  • Sleeping bag or 30 CHF for renting a thick blanket.
  • 15CHF per day for food (plus 5 CHF for the week: chef fee ;-)
  • Swiss power adapter
  • Hiking shoes

Remember, Randa House is closer to camping than to a 5 star hotel.

Hardware to use and try

Enter your group below:

Date Device 1 Device 2

Room/Group reservations

Please add you group name to a room and time in the table below to schedule a meeting or BoF. For the room names (Africa, America, Asia, Australia & Europe) and sizes see the ground plan of the building

Date Africa America Asia Australia Europe
Monday: 08:00-12:00
Monday: 14:00-18:00
Monday: 20:00-24:00
Tuesday: 08:00-12:00 Android Session
Tuesday: 14:00-18:00 KMyMoney QML 2pm Windows Session, 4pm OS X
Tuesday: 20:00-24:00
Wednesday: 08:00-12:00 10am Linux Deployment Session
Wednesday: 14:00-18:00 14:00 KNewStuff Session
Wednesday: 20:00-24:00
Thursday: 08:00-12:00
Thursday: 14:00-18:00
Thursday: 20:00-24:00
Friday: 08:00-12:00
Friday: 14:00-18:00
Friday: 20:00-24:00
Saturday: 08:00-12:00
Saturday: 14:00-18:00 AppImage intro 14:00 KNewStuffCore session
Saturday: 20:00-24:00 Let's AppImage


None this year. Please get in contact with us if you're interested to visit us. We'll find a day that fits best.

Trip - TBD

If the weather is good enough (there is no definition at this point in time ;-) we'll do a short trip to Zermatt and (for the more sporty ones) do a short (there is a definition: 3 hours and around 15 km) hike back to Randa.

Menu plan

Everyday a new meal.

  • Breakfast: 7.30-9.30
  • Lunch: 13.00 (1pm)
  • Dinner: 19.00 (7pm)

Blog posts and other news about the meeting

Please add here the URLs to the blog posts about the meeting (newest on the top of the list!).


When writing a blog entry, please add something like the thing below to your blog, so we can get a bit of exposure to the fundraiser. Modify the text as you see fit ;)

<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"> <a href="https://www.kde.org/fundraisers/randameetings2016/"><img border="0" height="55" src="https://www.kde.org/fundraisers/randameetings2016/images/banner-fundraising2016.png" width="400" /><br /> Help us keep going, at this and many other sprints, clickety-click! :D</a></div>

July 6

June 28

June 23

June 22

June 20

June 19

June 18

June 17

June 16

June 15

June 14

June 13

June 12

Pre Sprint

News Articles

Picture collections about the meeting

Wrap Up

If you have time, please fill in some lines what you did, like:

  • aspotashev:
    • started implementing KPlugin-based architecture for Kross interpreters (totally incomplete at the moment),
    • basic port of the Kross Ruby plugin to Qt5/KF5 and Ruby 1.9+, although some unit tests still fail,
    • almost ported the Parley's google images plugin (written in Python) away from PyQt4, but then removed it because Google terminated that API,
    • fixed crash in Kross when a scripting API method returns a Qt collection (e.g. QVariantMap),
    • various cleanups in kross.git,
    • fixed crash when calling FormDialog::setButtons() in Kross module "forms".
  • chills :
  • cullmann:
    • worked on Mac OS X & Windows porting
    • emerge modifications for Mac & updating application bundles
    • better handling of icon themes on mac & windows
    • updated kate/kwrite bundles
    • emerge works on mac
  • dfaure:
    • support for icontheme deployment as RCC
    • XMLGUI bugfix for jumping buttons/menuitems (bug from 2003)
    • working with David Edmundson on moving the autostart code from klauncher to ksmserver
    • added KRun method for plasma to launch applications without blocking
    • debugging QML bug affecting the clock applet in plasma, fixed by Qt devs meanwhile
    • fixing frequent runtime warnings in plasma
    • fixed qtcreator for cmake projects in symlinked directories
  • dhaumann:
    • many Kate and KTextEditor bug fixes
    • improved minimap visuals, now enabled by default
    • Kate's tabs are now movable
    • Text preview on the vertical scrollbar
  • Lays: worked
  • kfunk:
    • KDevelop: many little KDevelop fixes, patch reviews, Windows support fixes
    • KDevelop: dropped the splash screen for performance reasons
    • KDevelop: fixed the QtSingleApplication integration (for making unique applications on Windows/OS X work)
    • KDevelop: worked on the new generation assistant popups (with help from Sven)
    • hosted the Windows platform discussion
    • many patch reviews / suggestions / discussion around Emerge on Windows
    • setup of Emerge on KDE CI + reading through KDE Sysadmin scripts for generating jobs for Jenkins CI