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Second Plasma screen cast appears, RandR 1.2 lands in KDE

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The latest Commit Digest issue comes along with the second Plasma screen cast, this time explaining data engine code. Also, several games moved from review to the main module, and first work at RandR 1.2 support begins for kcontrol.

The Commit Digest issue 61 features also the first screen cast about Plasma together with some additional words by Aaron. While that one focused on the form factor idea in Plasma, the second video focuses on the data engines available:

There are also video downloads available at the Commit Digest.

As you might notice Aaron actually does not show any RSS Plasma widget. I wondered why this is and might have found the explanation deep inside the Digest Wink

an applet for the cia engine. would look nicer if the layouting actually worked properly…

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