[KPhotoAlbum] A farewell from jkt

Risto H. Kurppa risto at kurppa.fi
Mon Jun 1 14:37:55 CEST 2015


Thank you Jan for all the great work you've done on KPA!!!
If you feel like it - you're welcome back to hack KPA any time you want :)

Risto

On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 3:31 AM, Jan Kundrát <jkt at flaska.net> wrote:

> On Monday, 25 May 2015 12:22:53 CEST, Tobias Leupold wrote:
>
>> I simply had a look at the git log for the last three years. Those who
>> didn't appear there were moved to the "Past developers" page. No offense!
>> If I moved somebody mistakenly, please let me know.
>>
>
> Hi Tobias,
> I think I shouldn't really be present on the "active developers" page. As
> weird as it sounds to propose myself for the "hall of fame" :), I think
> that with my long-standing laziness, I cannot really be considered active
> anymore.
>
> The reason for my inactivity is that I spend more time with my CR2s. I
> found myself launching Darktable more and more, and while that tool doesn't
> provide as nice tagging and navigating as KPhotoAlbum, my work now focuses
> more on "picking the best images", "making the best out of the raw files"
> and "making them consistent with each other" rather than the workflows I
> used to do years ago, and which KPA excelled (and still excells) in.
>
> According to my index.xml, it's been nice six years of KPA usage, from
> 2008 to 2013. I would like to thank Jesper for starting this huge effort,
> for making me a KDE developer via accepting my first FLOSS patch ever, and
> for inviting us to his home for that marvelous development sprint. A big
> thank you goes to Henner and Tuomas for being there and being able to chat
> with you. Thank you to the users who tested our software and provided
> bugreports and reproducible descriptions of random failures. Finally, thank
> you to the developers who are carrying the torch now, and continuing to
> make the KPhotoAlbum awesome in future.
>
> I can say that I miss the relative clarity of C++ and the pleasancy of Qt
> now that I occasionally send patches to a GTK app written in C :).
>
> May the good light, steady hands, fast lenses and low-noise sensors
> accompany the fellow photographers. May the code which you programmers
> produce be relatively bug-free, and let the remaining bugs entertain you
> enough to stick around working on projects you enjoy.
>
> Cheers,
> Jan
>
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