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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Konqueror Web Browser.

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 18:15:58 -0600
> 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
>> > 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.
> Kate
> 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.

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