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Month: December 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] A Standalone Konqueror

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 13:13:17 -0600
> Calvin Morrison wrote:
>> Essentially Konqueror doesn't need the rest of tdebase, and most of what
>> it
>> depends on is from tdelibs. What it does depend on can be packaged in
>> with
>> it.
>> Konqueror on my machine pulls in 72 different libraries, as a
>> comparison,
>> firefox pulls in at 57 and mplayer at 142
>> I think it might be worth considering,
> You are aware that you can run Konqueror on a non-Trinity window
> manager, right?  What does all this work to repackage do?  Save a little
> disk space and download bandwidth.  How much?  Is it worth it?  Compared
> to most YouTube views, the disk space and BW for installing all the base
> commands are negligible.
> To me, the cost/benefit is too low, but someone might want to do it.

Exactly.  Cost/benefit WAY too low for consideration by the general TDE
project.  If a distribution wants to do this "on the side" they are free
to do so. ;-)