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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Konqueror Web Browser.

From: Kate Draven <borgqueen4@...>
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 18:55:29 -0500
On Saturday 19 November 2011, Richard J.M. Hill wrote:
> On Saturday 19 November 2011, Timothy Pearson wrote:
> > Just as a note, this really is a distribution packaging issue.  The KHTML
> > engine is already fairly well split within kdelibs, and if an external
> > renderer is used in the future then updates will be split by default.
> >
> > Tim
> You raise a good point; and while I agree that any external
> rendering-engine which may be used by Konqueror will receive
> updates from its parent organization (or from Linux distribution
> maintainers), I think that the availability of KHTML as the default
> renderer is a bad idea (especially for non-technical users who may be
> unaware of the implications of using it).  It would be better, in my
> opinion, if when Konqueror is first started, it were to prompt the user
> to select one of Gecko, Webkit, etc. to use for web browsing.  Maybe
> it could also present a warning as to the danger of using KHTML due
> to the lack of security updates.
> Richard.

Konqueror has too many perks to give up as a web browser, superior tabbing, 
panels, profiles and more. I really think its best to change khtml to another 
engine or see what MAC as done with it. Remember, Safari was khtml, so it can 
be done. Yes, I know MAC is a billion dollar business, but still.


PS Tim, where can I change the email addy these mailings are sent to. I'd like 
to keep my personal email clean of devel stuff. With all the projects, its 
too much.  So I created some more emails for this use. Thanks.