peter penz committed a treeview for dolphin to svn today. it really angers me to watch people piss and moan about that whole situation when 4.0 is months away and when they aren't going to be losing a damn thing since konqueror is still there and still maintained. the attitude some of these people are demonstrating is the perfect way to chase away enthusiastic new developers like peter. making kde an enjoyable place to work on code something we in the development community try pretty hard to realize; when the beneficiaries of that start sabotaging it with ill-informed whinging, it's pretty disheartening. i have no issue with constructive criticism, but i'm seeing very little of that.
in more happy news, krunner is getting prettier with transparency on the widgets, pretty buttons and the listview soon to be replaced by the "icon parade". the latter is something of an interface experiment, and i'm hopping to receive some of the artwork i need for it tomorrow. if it pans out i'll post a screenshot or three.
it's also getting more functional as the feature set comes together. matt broadstone has also got the start of a qgraphicsview based implementation for the desktop going that we'll be building the visual elements on plasma on top of, and wirr has started bringing over some of the widgets he'd ported from superkaramba to graphics view. so, bit by bit things are coming together.