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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Kmailrc File Type.

From: "Richard J.M. Hill" <cycledaemon@...>
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 10:39:04 -0500
On Saturday 19 November 2011, Darrell Anderson wrote:
> > As far as I can tell, if a file
> > contains a password (obfuscated) Konqueror
> > doesn't recognize the file type.  For example, on my
> > system (Slackware
> > 12.2 with KDE 3.5.10) Konqueror fails to recognize both
> > kmailrc and
> > kopeterc.  If I make a copy of kmailrc and remove the
> > password lines,
> > then Konqueror recognizes the file as plain text.
> Ah. As Inspector Clouseau would say, "A clue!"
> Is this behavior necessary? Desired? The user's home profile directory usually is 700 permissions. Sure, if I walk away somembody could open such files but the passwords are not clear text.
> Darrell
I don't know if this behaviour is intentional or not, but I suspect that it isn't.  I think that Konqueror just gets confused if the file which it is examining contains any information which is not plain text.



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