[kubuntu-devel] Thoughts on Arora

Pau Garcia i Quiles pgquiles at elpauer.org
Sun Aug 2 22:22:36 BST 2009

On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 11:11 PM, Clay Weber<claydoh at midmaine.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 02 August 2009 04:17:07 pm Celeste Lyn Paul wrote:
>> > Currently the only advantage of Arora is that it renders more sites
>> > than Konqueror, but I suppose once the webkit kpart was pushed far
>> > enough along this advantage will autoresolve? So why bother with a
>> > temporary fix at all?
>> +1 If there is a strong possibility of us switching back to Konqueror
>> for Karmic+1 (which there is), why bother changing default software?
>> If we can't ship Firefox in the default install then we should include
>> it as a recommended enhancement update to help users get it easier.
> +1 from me for both the reasons above. I would like to see Arora as a
> secondary option as in my household konqueror s the default browser, with
> firefox as the secondary for those times it is necessary. I *would* love to see
> an "Open with Arora" option in Konq's File menu and context menu as Firefox
> currently is (assuming it isn't already there in some form)
> I also do not want to have to go through the nightmare of explaining,
> defending, and supporting this move. I know I am sounding a bit like a broken
> record here, but we don't need to create any fodder for the cannons out there
> ready to fire at us .

Given that we are not going to 100% agree, why don't we make Kubuntu
the first Linux distribution to offer a browser ballot screen ?
Choices: Firefox, Konqueror, Arora, maybe Chrome too ?

Pau Garcia i Quiles
(Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)

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