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Fri Mar 9 17:38:16 UTC 2012
On Friday, March 09, 2012 12:33:49 PM Mitch Golden wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Mar 2012, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > On Friday, March 09, 2012 10:13:40 AM Mitch Golden wrote:
> >> I looked at the code in DrKonqi (hard to type without the U) and I
> >> realized that all they need to do to fix it is to add an HTML comment
> >> somewhere on the screen that says "Managing Your Account" and that
> >> will
> >> fix it. I don't know why that would be hard.
> >> See here:
> >> http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-branches/ubuntu/oneiric/kde-runtim
> >> e/onei ric/view/head:/drkonqi/bugzillalib.cpp
> >> take a look at line 250.
> >> Hopefully that can be done quickly.
> >> I would agree that the idea of screen scraping in this way is a bit
> >> brittle.
> > Interesting. The upstream proposed fix is much more invasive:
> > https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/104200/
> > Scott K
> What's being proposed seems like a good change for going forward (as I
> said, screen-scraping in that way is an accident waiting to happen). It
> doesn't fix all the deployed code that's out there now.
> The right solution has to be to add the words "Managing Your Account"
> somewhere on the login screen - as an HTML comment if need be.
> Can someone tell me whom I should send this message to? I don't know if
> the KDE bugzilla folks read this list.
I'm reasonably confident they don't. Commenting in the appropriate bug on
bugs.kde.org is the best way.
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