Category Archives: Open Source

All about my work on open source project, like KOffice/Krita, OpenGTL or Braindump.

How to find where an exception is emited with Qt ?

When an exception is thrown and not catched in a Qt application, it get catched by Qt’s event loop, and the following message is displayed in the console: Qt has caught an exception thrown from an event handler. Throwing exceptions … Continue reading

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Discussing Krita, digital painting with David Revoy

For the next releases of Krita, we decided to pick up a specific artist, with a specific work flow, and to implement and fix the issue that he needs. For 2.2 (and probably 2.3), we have chosen David Revoy who … Continue reading

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KOffice 2.2 Release Schedule

One of the outcome of the meeting in Oslo was to take the final decision on the KOffice 2.2 release schedule. Following the current trend of a six months release schedule, therefor the 2.2 RC1 is planned for April, 27th … Continue reading

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KOffice Fall Meeting 2009 – Day 2

People are almost already gone, or are about to leave (myself I am leaving the office in an hour or so). The office is getting empty, the discussion are fading away. But today, started by a presentation from Jos of … Continue reading

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KOffice Fall Meeting 2009 – Day 1

Yesterday was the first day of the meeting, we had a lot of discussions going on. It started with the move to git, when, what and how ? We decided for a list blocker, and to do the conversion as … Continue reading

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KOffice Fall Meeting 2009 – Day 0

So I have arrived in Oslo for the KOffice Sprint. We are gathering in the Trolltech headquarter, currently waiting for people to arrive before going to have dinner in the center. Casual discussions have already started about moving to git, … Continue reading

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About Krita and Gimp, in default installation

The removal of GIMP from the default installation of Ubuntu has raised quiet a stir. And as drawn quiet a bit of advertisement for Krita, as some people suggested the use of Krita instead, but for no good reasons, since … Continue reading

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KOffice 2.1 is released, how user ready it is ?

Yesterday, we released KOffice 2.1, the first major release in the 2.x cycle. It brings many improvements over 2.0, providing a much more stable and rich full experience, you can read more details in the 2.1 release announcement. While 2.0 … Continue reading

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Krita and XCF

Last week, I blogged about the removal of the graphics magick file format filter in Krita, and that it would mean that we need to write directly our own support for many file formats, using low-levels library when relevant and … Continue reading

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OpenGTL 0.9.12 and Shiva noise

OpenGTL 0.9.12 Earlier today I made a new release of OpenGTL (download page), version 0.9.12, for that release 23 tasks were completed, the main changes are: Fixing thread safety issues at run time. Progress report. Many new mathematical functions for … Continue reading

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