Thursday, August 10, 2017

QupZilla is moving under KDE and looking for new name

I'm happy to announce that QupZilla is becoming a KDE project!

What this effectively means for users is that everything (source hosting, bug tracking, continuous integration, wiki, ...) will move from GitHub to KDE infrastructure.
There will be no changes in project goals - all platforms currently supported will stay supported and there will be no hard dependencies on KDE libraries.

You can see the current status of the transition at QupZilla Incubator (community.kde.org) wiki page.

New name
I've been thinking about changing name for some time already, and now is a great opportunity to do so. However, choosing a good name is not easy and I already didn't do a good job in the past, so I need your help!
Name proposals can be entered on the Incubator wiki page or here in the comments.
Please note that even though the KDE relation, there doesn't have to be K in name - in fact, names without K are preferred now.

Next release (2.2) is still planned for this month aligned with Qt 5.9.2 release. All following releases will be made under KDE and, hopefully, with new name.

UPDATE: It was decided that Falkon will be the new name.