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

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2015 22:19:18 -0400
On Tuesday 07 April 2015 19:48:16 Slávek Banko wrote:
> 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/

I hope that one is old enough, thank you Slávek.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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