On Thursday 23 March 2006 09:10, Chris Humphries wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am interested in the conversion to qt 4.1 with kde,
> yet realize I need to crawl before walking.
> From reading the kde website, I subscribed to some
> mailing lists and looked at junior bugs. I also reviewed the
> qt 4.1 and 4.0 changes from 3.x (I haven't touched qt in a
> long time).
>
> I use kopete now instead of gaim, so thinking may try
> to work on those.
>
> Been exploring using KDE as "platform" (in the same
> way windows and osx is a platform), and liking it so far. Sure
> some of the apps may not be as good as some others (xmms,
> mplayer, vlc, etc) but that is ok. I believe this is a more
> solid foundation and direction (versus other desktops I have
> experience with coding *cough*GObject*cough*).
>
> So, just curious of your opinion on direction to start?
> I know C++, QT 3.x, unix and g++ etc tools, and have experience
> working on big projects. My day job is a programmer (not in
> C++, but in other languages doing non-gui related work so this
> will be a nice change and not feel so much like "work").
>
> I am currently using ubuntu dapper, with kubuntu packages.
> Will have to setup a vmware or qemu session for testing purposes.
> Anyways, coffee is working now (09:10 here at the moment).
>

First, someone else working in the same timezone as me would be a very
welcome addition to the KDE project ;>

I'm biased, but we really need help in the kdepim module (KMail, KOrganizer, KNode, etc.)
This is a difficult time to get started with KDE as we are between major versions.

But if you are interested in kdepim, you might want to join us on IRC, irc.kde.org #kontact.
And/Or join the kde-pim@kde.org mailing list.

Regards,
Allen
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