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Sin 17:13, 4 May 2008 (CEST): Would unified theming (something like qtcurve) belong here? How about another high-level service, a web browser element (webkit) that can be used from any application?

Mickey: Unified theming is an application level thing, the framework has no idea about UI. To put it to the extreme, the framework services should allow you to write a feature phone UI in ncurses, if you want :) Same goes for web browsing, while being super important nowadays, this is clearly application level framework, not services level.

Elektrolott: How about using Akonadi?

Akonadi - The PIM Storage Service
Mission Statement
We intend to design an extensible cross-desktop storage service for PIM data and meta data
providing concurrent read,  write, and query access.
It will provide unique desktop wide object identification and retrieval.

Mickey: Akonadi seems huge. It uses kdelibs, tries to integrate a lot (much more than we need) and I don't see any sign of a dbus API.

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Sin 17:13, 4 May 2008 (CEST): Would unified theming (something like qtcurve) belong here? How about another high-level service, a web browser element (webkit) that can be used from any application?

Mickey: Unified theming is an application level thing, the framework has no idea about UI. To put it to the extreme, the framework services should allow you to write a feature phone UI in ncurses, if you want :) Same goes for web browsing, while being super important nowadays, this is clearly application level framework, not services level.

Elektrolott: How about using Akonadi?

Akonadi - The PIM Storage Service
Mission Statement
We intend to design an extensible cross-desktop storage service for PIM data and meta data
providing concurrent read,  write, and query access.
It will provide unique desktop wide object identification and retrieval.

Mickey: Akonadi seems huge. It uses kdelibs, tries to integrate a lot (much more than we need) and I don't see any sign of a dbus API.