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Re: [trinity-users] kcalc, revisited, FEATURE REQUEST

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2015 01:48:16 +0200
On Wednesday 08 of April 2015 00:11:39 Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Tuesday 07 April 2015 17:50:58 Timothy Pearson wrote:
> > > Hi all;
> > >
> > > I did solve the previous complaint about the TDE version of kcalc
> > > losing its binary input and bitfield display, by making two links in
> > > the menu's, one to the old KDE kcalc, and one to the TDE kcalc.
> > >
> > > But I/we have another problem.  Back around kubuntu 6.04 LTS time,
> > > kcalc had a pair of menu macros to do inch to metric, and metric to
> > > inch.
> > >
> > > By ubu 10.04 LTS, those disappeared, apparently never to be seen
> > > again.
> > >
> > > Whats chances those could be resurrected for the R14.2 version of
> > > TDE?
> > >
> > > Surely the older codebase still exists someplace, and for us who
> > > live in both worlds as I was in electronics for 55 years of my
> > > working life, and that pair of macro's were, while they existed,
> > > handier than bottled beer & sliced bread in keeping the two
> > > measurement worlds on the same page around my piece of this planet.
> > > But now its gone.  Sniff...
> > >
> > > Cheers, Gene Heskett
> >
> > I don't have the Ubuntu source archive from that long ago; if you can
> > dig up a working source (I need the source .debs, not the binary
> > .debs) it should be trivial to port.
> >
> > Tim
>
> Gah, obviously I don't either Tim. Have the older repos at ubuntu, say
> for 8.04LTS been recycled by now? I would hope not, but lemme see what
> google upchucks.  Looks like the src repo's are the first to go, nothing
> older than 10.04 LTS and that is at least a version newer.
>
> I'll ask on the kubuntu list.
>
> Thanks Tim.
>

Ubuntu 8.04 == KDE 3.5.9 => kcalc is from source package kdeutils 3.5.9 => see 
sources in http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/k/kdeutils/

-- 
Slávek