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KDE Commit-Digest for 26th August 2007

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In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: "Pencils down" marks the end of the Summer of Code for 2007. Python highlighting support, with work on a new, handwritten lexer in KDevelop. A data engine and associated Plasma applet for KGet. Start of the Plasma-based Wikipedia and Service Info applets for Amarok 2.

Wikipedia integration, and other improvements in the Step physics simulation package. A console added to KAlgebra. New graphical themes for KGoldRunner. XMP metadata support in Digikam. More progress in the unobtrusive search dialog for Kate. Usability work across many applications. No mixer functionality in Phonon for KDE 4.0. The start of development on KChart 2.

This week's KDE Commit-Digest

Comments to KDE Commit Digest Issue 73

Issue 73 of Commit Digest mentioned that there will be no Mixer in Phonon. It was however not explained that the missing Mixer would only affect application developers.

This led to the question if we will have a mixer at all in KDE 4.0 or if that means that Phonon would not be able to mix different sound sources.

Matthias Kretz answered to these questions and assumptions:

let me define what mixer will not be in 4.0:

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