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Month: November 2011

KDE/TDE use of standard libraries (was Re: Kmailrc File Type.)

From: Nick Leverton <nick@...>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 10:14:33 +0000 (UTC)
In article <201111202237.25278.cycledaemon@...>,
Richard J.M. Hill <trinity-devel@...> wrote:
>I have another non-technical observation...  My gtkrc file contains two
>lines with the word class in them.  Since I associate the word class
>with Java, I thought I would see what would happen if I deleted them
>from a copy of the gtkrc file.  Surprise! Konqueror recognizes them as
>plain text!  Even more interesting, is that if I delete only ONE line
>with the word class in it, it still works! Not only that, but it doesn't
>matter which of the two lines I delete!
>Next, I thought I would add the word class to a file which Konqueror
>identified as plain text.  If I added the word class to kpatrc twice
>Konqueror identified it as a Java file.

I wonder if Konqueror for Trinity could be made to use libmagic for its
file type detection ?

There are a number of places where KDE "does its own thing" although
standard and more modern libraries have come along since KDE was
developed.  SSL certificate management is another one, and one that
particularly concerns me in the light of the number of certificate
revocations lately.

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