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Re: KDE 4.2 requires local MySQL Server



Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:

> On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 08:55 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
>> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>> 
>> > My reading was that he worried about *non-KDE* apps doing similar
>> > things without any interaction with Akonadi.
>> > 
>> > So there are now two independant databases, one in KDE and one in
>> > Gnome. Those of us who use a mixture of apps are running both of them.
>> 
>> If it matters, akonadi was designed to be DE-independent, with no kde
>> dependencies (other than qt).
> 
> Is this because it uses qt to talk to the other KDE apps? Just curious.

akonadi needed a core toolkit to use, and qt happens to fit the bill nicely. 
KDE apps speak akonadi'ese, not the other way around.  Non-kde apps could
just as well use akonadi too, which is the whole point of the exercise of
making it DE-independent.

-- Rex



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