Konqueror missing one trick

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 18:18:15 UTC 2008


On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 6:19 PM, Art Alexion <art.alexion at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Thursday 21 August 2008 10:37:44 am Derek Broughton wrote:
>> david wrote:
>> > On Thursday 21 August 2008 10:00:06 am Knapp wrote:
>
>> > The drawback for me is nfl.com's fantasy football. the login link on the
>> > right will not load in konq, but works fine in FF.
>>
>> Yes - this is exactly the issue I mentioned.  The submit button is a
>> javascript link, not a proper form button.  I don't know whether this is
>> blessed by w3c or not, but it's common, it makes sense, and it really
>> breaks konqueror's ability to work with _many_ pages.
>
> Yes. I find it won't work with my online bank either.
>
> I think this points to the real tragedy here.  The guardians of KDE have
> declared that they are moving the marvelous file functions that have been
> mentioned to Dolphin, which is a poor file manager in comparison, and leaving
> Konqueror as a web browser only -- an inferior (as compared to FF) web
> browser instead of a superior file manager.

Sepaku, but I have no idea where the dishonor was.

Maybe someone should just go the other way. Cut out the browser and
call it Orca. They eat dolphins.



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Douglas E Knapp

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