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More on LinuxToday Kino 1.0 Release Marks Shift into Maintenance Mode

Mar 23, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A few weeks ago, the Kino video editor finally hit 1.0, which is usually a positive milestone that heralds a new era in an application's development. However, Kino developer Dan Dennedy says that he is done working on Kino's functionality for at least a year, and work toward another major release will not happen 'for at least a year' unless someone else steps up to fork the application. However, Dennedy says he sees good things ahead for kdenlive, a non-linear video editor for KDE.

"According to Dennedy, Kino will be in a minimal maintenance mode. 'Since an architecture freeze took place over two years ago, one can argue it has been in maintenance mode ever since. However, features and functionality did change to make it more well-rounded and fill gaps within the constraints of the architecture. Now, all functionality is frozen, and I will only address the most critical of bugs...'"

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