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For 129 issues, Derek Kite produced the KDE-CVS Digest. Here are the archives of his digests:
10th September 2005 Juk gets basic support for MusicBrainz. KStars adds the solar system. An Avahi-based reimplementation of libkdnssd for distributions that don't like APSL-licensed mdnsd daemon. Outline of a brush is now drawn when moving it over the canvas in Krita. A spiffy, new, improved Konqueror throbber rolls into action. Refactoring: Scons/bksys build system, new layout for modules, Kat merging into part of Tenor.
2nd September 2005 Konqueror defaults to "smart" popup blocking. KTouch adds a russian keyboard and training file. New nxfish ioslave which allows sharing between local NX Client and the remote NX server without requiring Samba. Wallpapers and background tiles were "cleaned up" for the 3.5 release.
28th August 2005 KTuberling gets Serbian sounds. Configuring backgrounds per display in Xinerama implemented. SoC projects progress. Speech Recognition (for hot-keys) merges into KDE 3.5. Webcam support for MSN in Kopete. Kate adds syntax highlight support for /etc/fstab, /etc/mtab files... Rejoice!
29th July 2005 DigiKam adds an image editor plugin to remove "Hot Pixels" on photographs. Krita adds an OpenEXR import filter. Krita adds support for working with high dynamic range images such as 32-bit floating point RGBA colourspace. KSpread gets a new function manager and repository (a Google SoC project). Allow setting the wallpaper via DnD, even when icons on desktop are disabled. Media kioslave implements the autostart of application after mount. KMail now has Online/Offline status. amaroK adds podcast support within the playlist browser.
22nd July 2005 Umbrello adds a Ruby code generator. Kalzium now has a chemical equations solver. New recurrence code for libkcal. Kopete adds support for receiving AIM buddy icons. Kopete supports Richtext formatting in Yahoo! Messages.
15th July 2005 KNode adds SMTP authentication. Juk implements drag and drop of covers. Adding support for Sky Commander controller in KStars. Add a real ACL editing gui in KFile. amaroK adds a configuration dialog for the helix engine. Kopete supports setting your own personal message in the MSN plugin.
8th July 2005 KPDF can now open PS files. Kexi form designer supports drag and drop of database fields to create forms. Krita now has a pixelize filter, bumpmapping and watercolor painting. KRDC now has KWallet support. KRecipes improves printing. Also bug fixes and speedups in khtml.
1st July 2005 Kopete supports MSN http protocol. amaroK adds support for media:/ urls. Speedups in Krita and aKregator. Work continues on Quanta plugin for KDevelop.
24th June 2005 Digikam adds a Golden Mean photo editing plugin. Kalzium shows isotope and Scientist information. New home:/ ioslave. This ioslave displays all the home folders of the users being in the same group than you. Many bugfixes in KMail, khtml and Kopete.
10th June 2005 DCOP Client/Server implemented for KDE win32. New videodvd:/ kioslave does on the fly decryption from DVD. Kopete implements Yahoo! Stealth feature. Opening of WebCore development yields fruit: DOMParser, and CSS fixes.
3rd June 2005 Kexi supports CSV import. kttsd adds support for Cepstral voices. Kopete add webcam receiving support for yahoo. Kopete implements global identity for all the IM services. KTorrent add search capability. Kopete support for Skype is in progress. Datakiosk adds prompts for sql queries and search.
27th May 2005 Kalzium adds gradients and crystal structure data. KOffice supports loading of embedded objects from OASIS format. khtml improves XHTML handling. Kopete adds full text search of history, styles, recieving files and buzzing in Yahoo, and work continues on video device support. KDE 4 work continues with some applications able to run.
20th May 2005 KNode rewrites article viewer. KViewShell adds basic printing support. Juk adds a cover manager. KDE4 porting continues apace.
6th May 2005 HTML to SSML (Speech Synthesis Markup Language) working in kttsd. KStars adds ability to save observing lists. Add support for opening OASIS templates directly with a KOffice application.
29th April 2005 amaroK and Kexi support KNewStuff for database examples, Context Themes and amaroK scripts. amaroK adds support for Helix multimedia backend. KMail filters now can be applied to messages from IMAP accounts. KWifiManager implements switch network from GUI feature.
22nd April 2005 KTTS can use new Hungarian mbrola voice. Kexi adds a new script editor and classes in Python bindings. Kopete sees start of MSN webcam support. Continued progress in Kicker, KHTML, Wifi and many others.
15th April 2005 digiKam adds two new effects plugins: blowup and photograph inpainting. KMail import filters: Evolution, Thunderbird, Sylpheed Claws and maildir. KChart can export charts as bitmap files. KOffice gets new icons.
1st April 2005 ksvg2 can now do animations. Kexi gains read/write form support. Digikam adds a photo restoration plugin. New releases of Kile, amaroK and Kubuntu. Get ready for the move to Subversion!
11th March 2005 Kttsd adds support for Kiswahili, Zulu, and Ibibio Festival languages. Digikam adds undo/redo operation for the image editor. KCharts now can flip row and column data. Kexi scripting can now pass signals, slots and Q_PROPERTY's between C++ and scripting languages. Kalzium (periodic table) adds family view.
4th March 2005 Beginnings of Subversion support in Cervisia. Cleanup of initial application sizing. KDevelop adds QT Designer support for Python. IDN issues fixed in Konqueror. DigiKam adds more plugins: Insert Text, Channel Mixer, Infrared, Blur, Distortion, and a new ratio crop tool. KMail adds an account setup wizard.
18th February 2005 Kttsd adds support for Italian Festival voices. Umbrello improves import from ArtisanSW, Visio, ArgoUML, Fujaba and NSUML. KSpread has a new insert calendar plugin. Konqueror loses its Cut/Copy/Paste buttons. KDE begins move to Subversion and discusses future roadmap.
11th February 2005 Win32 tools and build support added to kdelibs. digiKam adds undo support for image editing. Kipi adds EPS image file format. KPDF begins work to support annotations. KDE now sports a new logo. Plus many bug fixes in preparation for the release.
4th February 2005 Digikam does black and white tonal conversion. KPDF implements history and KTTSD (screen reader) support. KMail adds graphical emoticons. KNotes implements read-only support. Konqueror shows document title and favicon in location bar autocomplete. amaroK supports the Akode engine.
28th January 2005 Digikam adds an image border tool. Kopete oscar_rewrite merged into HEAD. Plus many bugfixes and improvements in Quanta and Kopete.
21st January 2005 Ruby Kdebindings now support .kcfg files. Kdevelop adds source navigation history. KChart adds print support. KWin adds translucency support. A new HighContrast style added for partially sighted users.
14th January 2005 KDevelop implements KScript interface. KStars adds more device support, scripting and Observing lists. DigiKam adds Superimpose Template. KDM adds sessreg support. KDE PIM adds support for custom pages in the incidence editors. KNotes implements search. Kontact adds ability to select default startup part. Kexi adds database forms with record navigation.
7th January 2005 Gwenview adds support for animated pictures. Digikam adds more image editing plugins: Sheartool, anti-vignetting, lensdistortion. KWin adds dynamic keybindings. PwManager adds Smartcard interface.
31st December 2004 Krita implements pasting, layers and autogradient. media kioslave now handles cameras. KGeography adds more maps. Special year end retrospective of the KDE development effort.
17th December 2004 Kdevelop implements profile and language plugins. Digikam adds a ratio-crop tool. Kpdf now does full screen mode. New media kioslave backend for cd insertion detection. KMozilla part committed to kdenonbeta. Konversation adds dynamic theme switching.
10th December 2004 mDNSResponder libraries moved to kdelibs. Krdc and Krbc now use DNS-SD. khtml improves CSS compliance. KNewStuff support for wallpapers.
3rd December 2004 kttsd adds support for SSML/Sable. Digikam implements remote gallery export of images. Kpdf adds watch file option. KOffice adds import support for PocketWord's PWD files. Speedups in kttsd, kwin and khtml.
26th November 2004 Extended password dialog can define length and strength thresholds. Dell Laptop Buttons Plug-in for KMilo. As-you-type spellchecking with aspell. KAddressbook import/export filter GMX addressbook format. X-Face support for KMail and KNode. New blogging resource for KOrganizer.
19th November 2004 Kicker rewrite merged into HEAD for further testing. New Kontact summary plugin for dates and holidays. kttsd adds support for Festival 2.0 MultiSyn voices. KDevelop has a new Ruby source code debugger.
12th November 2004 Kjsembed Qt events now work on Windows. Kdm adds themes. Media kioslave now can use HAL. Kate improves Java and Perl syntax highlighting. KWallet adds search, empty password support, and XML data import.
5th November 2004 Kdevelop adds extension support. kommander improves signal and slot editor. Kwallet is now asynchronous. juk adds support for gstreamer 0.8. KPasswordDialog adds password strength meter.
29th October 2004 Auto logout support in Kiosk. Hardware Abstraction Layer support in media kioslave. Journal plugin for Kontact. KDevelop improves Ruby support. Bidi support from Webcore merged into khtml.
22nd October 2004 khtml fixes include table layout, background-position, min max-height and mangled html fixes. New KControl for Logitech mouse features. Kicker and taskbar optimizations and improvements. Xpdf security fixes. Also coverage of the Subversion discussions on kde-core-devel.
8th October 2004 KSpread improves gnumeric export filter. Krita adds a crop tool. Kexi adds database command line options. gmail.google.com now works in Konqueror. Kicker clock supports NTP. Whither DBUS and Kde?
1st October 2004 Highlights of this week: XML autoindenter in Kate. Rendering speedups in Kolourpaint. New media:/ kioslave. Improved SQL parser in Kexi. Konversation adds support for SSL. Summary of Network-Integrated Multimedia Middleware, from the aKademy presentations.
24th September 2004 Kpdf supports table of contents. Krita adds scaling. Plastik is now the default style.
17th September 2004 Kpdf adds zoom, search, thumbnails and is optimized. Kontact now supports Kolab version 2. Krita adds startup templates. Khtml improves the outline painting algorithm. Kopete merges Novell GroupWise Messenger support into HEAD. Plastik style optimized.
3rd September 2004 Kdevelop has a new project builder. kmail now supports kwallet for mail account passwords. Krita adds kjsembed scripting support. KOffice now support Indic.
27th August 2004 Kopete Groupwise support ready for testing. Digikam adds oil-painting and charcoal drawing effect plugins. Two new kioslaves; kio-trash and kfiledevice for disk size and usage. Kexi now supports subforms. Work started on a common multimedia interface to various backends.
20th August 2004 KDM implements session switching and improves shutdown. KDEPIM adds configuration wizard for Novell Groupwise client. And many bugfixes in KST and KOrganizer. Krita now has a gradient tool.
13th August 2004 Mostly bugfixes this week, including fixes for the 3.3 release. digikam implements EXIF based rotation in image editor. Krita adds gradient support. Koffice can now save styles to OASIS. Security fixes in khtml.
6th August 2004 KTracer, a realtime execution path tracer was committed to kdenonbeta. Kexi can save table design changes, and the MySQL driver was reintroduced. KFormDesigner, part of Kexi, is now a KPart. Krita adds dynamic brush scaling. KdeTV includes a number of new filters: color inversion, chromakill, mirror image, sharpness. Kifi now shows found network details in real time.
30th July 2004 New KDE system sounds. Digikam has a histogram viewer, new camera kioslave, image editor, HSL balance correction plugin. Kexi adds two run modes; final mode and design mode. New icons for Juk, Kommander, new splash screen for KDE. Plus many bug fixes in preparation for the release.
9th July 2004 Query Designer in Kexi now has the ability to switch between visual and SQL mode. KPresenter improves page effects. Krita adds computing histograms. amaroK adds support for streaming over any supported KIO protocol. Many bugfixes in akregator, Kopete and Umbrello.
2nd July 2004 kword now can mailmerge from kspread as data source. Less flicker in Konqueror and Kicker. And many bugfixes in KSnapshot, Konqueror, Khtml and KMail.
18th June 2004 Large image viewing improved. More integration between Kaddressbook and kopete. Continued OASIS file format loading and saving work in KOffice. XMLSerializer merged from Safari. KdeTv adds deinterlacing. New Konqueror RSS feed plugin.
11th June 2004 More Enriconian optimizations to Konqueror. QT only kjsembed made easier. Kolourpaint adds zoom. Kitchensync adds ability to sync calendar resources. Korganizer adds a journal editor. Digikam adds image editor plugins. KOffice continues work on Oasis file format save and load. amaroK adds streaming support using GStreamer. KDevelop adds win32 Qt templates.
4th June 2004 KDevelop has a new QT Designer port. KStars adds support for Philips webcams. Two more icons sizes are added to Konqueror file mode. The PIM Kitchensync supports syncing Kolab, eGroupware and OPIE addressbooks. Crypto improvements in KMail KWin adds per window settings.
28th May 2004 Code folding and syntax highlighting improvements in Kate. Kdevelop has a new file template system. KGeography adds more maps and flags. Digikam improves EXIF tag editing and display. KMail adds detailed new mail notification and anti-virus tool support. Kontact adds support for SUSE Linux OpenExchange Server. Konqueror adds spring loading Folders. KMyFirewall adds rule plugins.
21st May 2004 Security fixes in URI handlers. KAddressbook now handles IM addresses. Kppp now can handle multiple modem configurations. KUser now can use LDAP, Samba and MD5 Shadow passwords.
14th May 2004 More work on KDevelop Documentation tools, adding a TOC plugin. Khtml text-decoration mostly brought up to CSS1 standards. KBlueTooth adds utilities to search for services and send faxes. Kopete adds rich text editor capabilities.
23rd April 2004 KPresenter can save to Sony Memory chips for use with Sony projectors. KOrganizer implements recurring todo's. KPilot implements autodetection of devices. KDE now supports relocation of installation directories. Work continues on KDevelop documentation browser, allowing documentation search from cursor. KJSEmbed adds more signals and examples.
16th April 2004 KJSEmbed adds shell calls and now builds with QT. KDevelop has a new documentation viewer, with bookmarks, printing, plugins and full text search. KSVG2 ecma support added. KNotes is now network enabled. Konqueror gets an enhanced version of caret mode. Kopete supports KIMproxy, the generic IM interface. Many bugfixes in Juk, Kate, Umbrello and others.
9th April 2004 KJSEmbed adds support for KParts and QComboBox. Beginnings of next generation user guide. More IMAP and icon view optimizations. Kexi now supports forms. KIMProxy, a library to enable IM from any application. CSS emca bindings added in KDOM.
2nd April 2004 KStars adds ability to use V4L devices. KPilot adds interface to Python and Perl conduits. Kontact adds groupware configuration wizards for Kolab and eGroupware. KWord and KSpread support OpenOffice format natively.
26th March 2004 Quanta goes KMDI. KMail IMAP is optimized. Konqueror gains type-ahead find. amaroK has a new visualization scheme. Start of KDOM ecma support. Continued work on certificate handling in KMail. And the usual bugfixes.
19th March 2004 KDE integrates Mono with C# bindings. A PHP debugger integrated into Quanta. Work continues on eGroupware / Kontact integration. Kopete rewrites Jabber plugin. Plus, a new tool for monitoring application usage.
12th March 2004 A new Kiosk configuration front-end. Amarok now supports NMM architecture. Kate adds an autobookmark editor. KGeography, a geography teaching tool is in kdenonbeta. KMail adds automatic mailing list handling. And work continues on Kexi with a property editor and Form framework.
5th March 2004 Ruby bindings now have DCOP support. Reaktivate, a konqueror module for embedding ActiveX controls, is improved. RealRekord, an application to record Realplayer streams, is imported. Kconfedit adds a property editor.
27th February 2004 Kolourpaint adds transparent selections. Some preliminary work on a new control center. KMail adds IMAP folder expiry. KDevelop adds Opie code templates. Plus bugfixes in Quanta and Kopete.
20th February 2004 Valgrind gets a heap profiler. KStars can show the sky object's distance from earth. Kopete has refactors password and KWalletManager code. Many bugfixes in Khtml, Kopete and KMail.
13th February 2004 The LDAP kio-slave is improved with TSL and SSL for secure connections and SASL for authentication. KDEPIM has a new certificate manager. Work proceeds apace on the khtml XML parser and xpath libraries. Plus a large number of bug fixes in Kopete.
6th February 2004 KStars now has constellation lines. Gwenview is now a KPart, for embedded use in Konqueror. Plus many bug fixes and improvements in KMail and Konqueror.
30th January 2004 Kttsd (text to speech) improves with gui and speaker plugins. KStars adds star motions. And many bugfixes in KDevelop and Khtml.
23rd January 2004 KStars adds more telescope devices. KAddressbook adds custom field support. Krita gets working brush and new patterns. CSS code from Safari added to Khtml.
16th January 2004 amaroK adds graphic sonograms. Kolourpaint can be used as an icon editor. KPilot PIM integration improves. KMail folder code is refactored. KWord adds import of text boxes from OOWriter. And the last bugfixes before release.
9th January 2004 Many changes in KDE-PIM; gpgme now used in KMail. Knode integration in Kontact completed. A KPilot plugin for Kontact. IMAP addressbook resources, used in Kolab, is complete. And an initial version of a PIM configuration wizard. In Kexi, read-write queries are supported and dragging relations together now works. An KJSEmbed envelopemaker example is available. FileLight can be used in Konqueror. And the usual bugfixes.
2nd January 2004 In KMail, the beginnings of spam filtering. New version of the SSLIODevice and SSLServerSocket code. A alpha version of Debian KDE LiveCD was imported. Speedups in Khtml and KJS. And many bugfixes.
26th December 2003 Java binding now generated by build process. You can now mount KIO slaves with the fuse_kio module. Karbon now has snap to grid and curve smoothing. Initial import of the new Theme Manager. You can now create application configuration files with KConfEdit.
19th December 2003 KImageMapEditor, an HTML image map editor is now part of Quanta. KConfedit now supports editing remote KDE configurations over a network. KChart gets update from KD Chart. Kapture, an APT frontend for KDE and KDebconf, a Debian configuration front-end, were imported into the repository.
12th December 2003 Mostly bug fixes. Code folding and highlighting fixes in Kate. Message selection and deleting bugs fixed in KMail. Screenshots of Kexi, the graphical database front-end.
5th December 2003 Kate gets highlighting optimizations and bug fixes. Kolourpaint adds a curve tool and zooming. Kabc, the addressbook library adds eGroupWare and phpGroupWare resources. A new icon theme is included for 3.2. Plus many bugfixes in Khtml, KMail and Umbrello.
28th November 2003 Khtml regressions and font handling fixed. amaroK, another media player, now has a resume feature, and can play streams. Plus many bugfixes in all applications.
21st November 2003 Read about KJSEmbed and what it is good for. Image handling speedups in Khtml. Start of Oo table import support in KWord. Plus a continued focus on bugfixes.
7th November 2003 Bug fixes and more bug fixes. Umbrello, KDevelop, Quanta, Konsole, KOrganizer encoding, KSpread, Khtml, Juk, Kopete, Kgpg, KWin and kdeui all have a large number of bugs fixed.
31st October 2003 Feature freeze instituted for 3.2 release. Groupware support merged, sortof. Many bug fixes, including 'enter closes completion popup' in Konqueror.
24th October 2003 KHotkeys now has a gui. KOrganizer now supports todo attachments. Kexi has a postgresql driver. Bug fixes in Khtml layer support and rendering engine. Many bugfixes in KMail, Kopete, Korganizer.
17th October 2003 CSS and other bugfixes in Konqueror. amaroK adds a dcop interface. Two new applications; Viki, a visual keyboard and Kolourpaint, yet another paint program. Klaptopdaemon adds PMU support, and now compiles on your S/390.
3rd October 2003 Quanta gets a table editor. KSvg improves with new gradient algorithms. KStars implements suggestions from the KGUS, aka K Girlfriend Usability Study. Many bugfixes in KMail, KHTML and elsewhere.
26th September 2003 Quanta visual editor makes progress. Khtml gets text selection optimizations and immediate repaint from Safari. Kontact, KMail, KAddressbook get work on settings, time cards, drag and drop, plus many bug fixes.
5th September 2003 Umbrello now has a document model code generator. Changes in menus and tab configuration in Konqueror. Optimizations in KConfig, KMail and Konqueror. Drag and drop fixes in KOrganizer. Bug fixes in KOffice and Kopete.
29th August 2003 It's been a very busy week. Some new applications: Knot, a service location server, Kickme, a lightweight dcop messenger and event viewer, kio-ldap kioslave, KWifiManager, for monitoring wireless cards, the new Plastik widget style, an snmp plugin for Ksim. ARts adds Media Application Server output support. Kdevelop adds Haskell and Mozilla XUL language support. Kstars supports electrical telescope focusers. Security fixes for Kdm. Kaddressbook has phone calling support. Spell checking support in Koffice is complete, and improved elsewhere. The Kitchensync plugin is added to Kontact. Korganizer printing system is improved. Safari render_layer code is ported to khtml. More new crystalsvg icons. Improvements for running KDE on laptops. And a huge number of bug fixes.
22nd August 2003 Kstars is using a new free star map, and telescope interface is improved with wizards. KGhostview (pdf viewer) now has a thumbnail preview. A new Khotkeys is in the works. Korganizer is improved with work on drag and drop, alarms and todo lists. The trash icon is cleaned up. Khtml caret navigation is almost completed. The KDE dialogs can now be used by non-KDE applications.
15th August 2003 Kooka, the KDE scanning application, now supports ocrad, a GPL OCR engine. Juk gets a history playlist feature, along with some serious optimizations. Kmenu, the Kmail address selection dialog, Korganizer and Ksnapshot get usability improvements. Kstars has added the capability to generate a skymap from the commandline. And many bugfixes in Koffice, Kate and Kopete.
8th August 2003 The Kopete developers release a new version. Kmail message threading is improved. Knode, a news reader, is integrated into Kontact. Korganizer printing gets improved. Koffice uses the new version of WvWare for MSWord import. Juk playlists are improved. Plus many bugfixes.
1st August 2003 QtRuby, Ruby bindings for Qt are now in Kdebindings. Kdevelop has a new class browser. An OBEX kio-slave has been added. Kwallet is enabled for compilation and testing. Plus Kwin improvements, lots of work on Kpilot conduits and many bugfixes.
25th July 2003 Find out who is paid to hack KDE. A new application, KLogo-Turtle, for teaching children. KPrinter adds access to on-line printer database. Kontact adds a to-do list plugin. A re-designed font installer. The beginnings of Kwallet. And many more features and bugfixes.
18th July 2003 Lots of new features: Kig python scripting support, Kpilot Palm generic db viewer, an action menu in Konqueror to print files, Dvd burning in K3b, RDP support completed in Krdc and an httpmail protocol ioslave. Plus many ARts bugfixes, Kdevelop and Quanta fixes and improvements.
11th July 2003 Kolab client is nearing release. Klaviatura, a simple experimental on-screen keyboard/accessibility concept was added. Kdevelop cvs service is improved. Kivio gets loads of new stencils. Konqueror now can create a bookmark folder from open tabs, and now opens a page in a new tab when called from other applications. The Yahoo and Jabber IM protocols are improved in Kopete. Kgpg is moved into the Kdeutil package, now included in the Kde distributions.
4th July 2003 News about Qt, Darwin port of Kde and Quanta. Optimizations in Ksvg, listview and iconview modes. Plus the usual bugfixes and improvements throughout.
27th June 2003 Multimedia gets some attention, with fixes to arts and artsbuilder. KGhostview now has a full screen mode. Work starts on bidi mode for Kate. Cervisia, the gui frontend for cvs, now has a SSH password authentication dialog. Kmail encryption plugins and imap support is improved. Plus bug fixes and improvements in Kopete, Khtml, Kwin and many others.
20th June 2003 K3b, one of the Kde CD writing applications, has started work on dvd writing. Continued fixes and improvements to Kwin. And more bug fixes.
13th June 2003 We see new Kontact plugins for summary, notes and newsticker. Koffice has improved import and export filters, plus template loading from the command line. An improvement in speed for Konqueror file and image viewing. Also, KDE crash handler Dr Konqi hooks to Kdevelop for debugging. Improvements to Kdeprint, KGhostview, and user interface cleanups. And numerous bug fixes.
6th June 2003 Improvements and bugfixes to the new tab code used in Konqueror and now Quanta. Numerous usability enhancements in Kmail, easier keyboard shortcut editing, flickering toolbars fixed. Kdeprint gets a new PPD parser. Kstars hardware interface is extended. And many bug fixes throughout.
30th May 2003 New tab widgets are in Konqueror. More functions and templates are added to Kspread. Many bug fixes in Kmail, Konqueror, and Kwin.
23rd May 2003 Menu usability gets improved. Kdeprint gets printer capability access, and quite a few bug fixes. Kate now has command line access to variables, similar to vim commands or emacs local variables. Plus numerous fixes to keyboard handling, Kspread and Konqueror.
16th May 2003 Mostly bug fixes in Kate, kdeprint, konqueror, kwin, kspread, kopete and many others. Kmail groupware function is being reworked. Also the beginnings of a mobile device framework.
9th May 2003 KOffice developers add a number of templates to Kspread, and work towards Excel compatibility. KStars now has interface to telescope hardware. Kwin and Kdesktop fine tuning continues. Work continues on freedesktop.org standards implementation.
2nd May 2003 Fixes to Khelpcenter. Scripting interface for Kstars. Kmail editing improvements and bug fixes. Beginnings of Postgresql support for Kexi. More work on screensavers and desktop locking.
25th April 2003 Khtml gets table layout fixes. Many Kscreensavers bugs are fixed. Kdevelop adds database programming support. UML, Dia and engineering stencils added to Kivio.
18th April 2003 We can now do bash scripting in KDevelop. KGhostview gets command line switches and some bug fixes. Konqueror tab delay fixed again, Safari fixes to v68 (current is v73) merged. Kicker docking and Kwin crash bugs fixed.
11th April 2003 Rewrite of smtp kioslave, SMIME support added to kssl, and continuing improvement to the rss dcopservice. KMail gets an mbox import filter.
4th April 2003 Continuous improvements to the development tools, with Quanta, Kate and Kdevelop getting optimizations and bug fixes. New and improved filters in Koffice, the large rewrite of Kig is finished, and work on new themes and theme engine.
28th March 2003 KBugBuster can now read most Bugzilla sites. The integration of Kafka (wysiwyg html editor) with Quanta begins. A new KSplash is introduced, KSpread gets some serious optimizations.
21st March 2003 KDE 3.1.1 released. Quanta will get WYSIWYG editing. Many bugfixes in KMail, Kwin, Kicker and Konqueror.
7th March 2003 More merges from safari to khtml. Kdevelop gets more templates, Quanta gets better action toolbars and Umbrello gets new code generators. Plus a large number of bug fixes.
28th February 2003 Large merges from safari. KOffice developers improve the filters and add useful templates. The development tools, Kdevelop and Quanta receive new templates and bug fixes.
21st February 2003 Highlighting large merges of Safari code, Xinerama support, msword filters and Kmail bugfixes. Kopete continues to be heavily developed, along with continuing work on Arts. Plus numerous bug fixes.
14th February 2003 Many improvements in the development tools this week. In Kdevelop, work continues on code completion and new code templates. Quanta gets ktips and finishing polishes. Kate, Cervisia, KBabel and Umbrello continue to get better. Support for new XFree86 features are being implemented. And nothing like a gathering of developers to improve the games!
7th February 2003 Work continues on the Kde Personal Information Manager and Koffice. Filters to interoperate with other applications and formats such as Outlook Express, OOImpress, MSWrite, rtf and ApplixGraphics were improved. Plus the continuing improvements to Konqueror, Kopete and many others.
31st January 2003 Is the 3.1 the ultimate in KDE? The end of development? Not from looking at the commits for this week. Some of the less trivial fixes from Apple are getting applied to Konqueror. The user interface continues to be refined. The Kde PIM project and all it's parts are a beehive of activity. Utilities such as K3b and Cdbakeoven are actively worked on. I'm already impatient for 3.2!
24th January 2003 Kaplan was renamed Kontact, which is a personal information management application for KDE that integrates KMail, KAddressBook, KOrganizer, and other applications. As part of the integration, Kmail has moved to kdepim. Khtml continues to improve and benefit from the Apple Safari work. The KOffice filters continue to be improved, and a VCard parser was added to Kdepim.
17th January 2003 VFolder support, bugfixes in Konqueror, some security fixes. The first commits for Kaplan started coming in, the Kmail merges from the different branches are finally coming together.
10th January 2003 Apple Safari uses khtml, merge of Apple contributions, Krdc features and numerous bug fixes.
3rd January 2003 This week some optimizations, Konstruct, Atlantik and Kalzium. Many bug fixes and new features.