This week in Kalendar development: v0.3.0 coming this week, bringing improved stability, efficiency, accessibility... and a Windows version??

Read all about the big changes that have taken over the past two weeks:

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Unlikely to happen because:

- Writing a sync service from 0 is a gigantic pain

- Akonadi is incredibly powerful and handles most of what anyone would need from a sync service

- Akonadi has a sensible and easy-to-use API that apps like Kalendar can leverage

- There is no alternative that uses KDE APIs that is under active maintenance

Not saying Akonadi doesn't have big issues, but it is a good base. It just needs more love -- love it hasn't really gotten!

@claucambra @musicmatze @kde @carlschwan Akonadi has been in dire need of love for a decade now.

KMail/Kontact were the best PIM tools I have used in my life, hands down. And then Akonadi came along, and I had to switch to the dumpster fire that Thunderbird is.

Today, KMail/Kontact are *finally* barely not unusable.

At some point somebody needs to recognize that Akonadi is overcomplicated and overengineered for what it is trying to do.

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@rysiek @claucambra @kde @carlschwan so maybe not switching back to kmail from mutt, you say? 😆

It is really sad, because KMail (and Kontact) seem to be integrated into KDE quite well (sending mail from krunner, notifications, etc...) and I'd love to have that...

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