Future of KDE Bindings for KDE3

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sun Dec 21 15:28:56 GMT 2008

On Sun, 21 Dec 2008 10:18:47 +0100 Emilio Pozuelo Monfort 
<pochu at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> python-dcop
>> Reverse Depends:
>>   screenlets
>>   emesene
>> Both of these are just suggests.  Is there any real harm for these 
packages if 
>> python-dcop goes away?
>emesene uses it for the CurrentSong plugin for Amarok, to set the song 
>playing in Amarok in your emesene personal nick.
>Is there an alternative in KDE4 to communicate with Amarok2? Anything is 
>not necessarily Python bindings (e.g. DBus would be cool). If so, I'll 
look into
>porting it, and we can remove the suggests.
OK.  What you have won't work with Amarok 2 (which we will switch to for 
Jaunty) so it will need to be ported, but if not, since it won't work it 
should be dropped.

Scott K

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