kget .js files

Urs Wolfer uwolfer at
Thu Dec 4 13:54:58 UTC 2014

Right, these files are from MooTools. They include an (IMHO) proper 
copyright header with source and license declaration [1].

Of course we could minify it during build process, but that would IMHO 
add quite a lot of complexity (I don't know if there is any CMake 
support for that).

Another solution would be to just deliver the non-compressed js files 
since it is not a webinterface which needs to be blazing fast IMHO. But 
keep in mind that most probably only the same version of MooTools will 
work without any issues (though a complete update of MooTools would also 
be nice, but must be tested well).

Btw, it would have been a nice question to ask people if they use the 
web interface in the recent KGet survey [1]. ;)


[1] "MooTools, <>, My Object Oriented (JavaScript) 
Tools. Copyright (c) 2006-2008 Valerio Proietti, <>, 
MIT Style License."

On 2014-12-04 14:35, Lukas Appelhans wrote:
> Buenas!
> Those seem to be JavaScript files copied from MooTools:
> On the other hand I have not written this part of KGet, so I CCed Urs 
> to this
> email.
> Probably the best solution is to minify it during the build process?
> Lukas
> Am Donnerstag, 4. Dezember 2014, 12:37:06 schrieb Jonathan Riddell:
>> Hola, I'm packaging kget from KDE Applications 14.12
>> It has a couple of javascript files in extensions/webinterface/www/ 
>> which
>> are minified and so not free software, could you replace them with the 
>> full
>> versions?
>> Jonathan

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