Konqueror missing one trick

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Fri Aug 22 02:10:20 BST 2008


Art Alexion wrote:

> On Thursday 21 August 2008 2:21:25 pm Derek Broughton wrote:
>> > 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
>>
>> Er, no, not really.  They _can't_ move those functions to Dolphin,
>> because they're kio slaves - ALL of KDE has access to them.  What they're
>> saying aiui is that the slaves are implemented as Dolphin parts.  I don't
>> have an issue with that
> 
> I have KDE 4-something installed from the PPA alongside 3.5.9.  I work in
> 3.5.9 and log into 4.x once a month or so to see the progress.  I don't
> know if the PPA version is the same as the version you get when you
> install KDE4
> to be your main environment.  Dolphin still lacks a lot of the stuff I can
> do with the kio_slaves in konqueror, I doesn't do tabs, an I can't manage
> online
> stuff like it was a local drive, like I can with Konqueror.

Sure - but this stuff isn't going to go away in Konqueror.  I have no plans
to ever run dolphin, but Dolphin's file kio slaves will be available to
konqueror, and konqueror will still have access to all the slaves it has
now.
-- 
derek




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