Konq 4 chat

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Thu May 21 18:05:51 UTC 2009


On Thursday 21 May 2009 15:43:59 Donn wrote:
> I started a new thread about this. The other one was too hijacked :D
> 
> >> Sure, it works in Konqueror. My worry is that Konq is being shifted out
> >> of the role and Dolphin is taking over. Dolphin does not show html
> >> files.
> 
> On Thursday, 21 May 2009 16:29:26 marc wrote:
> >On this rare occasion, I'm in agreement with the decision to treat file
> >management and browsing as two distinct functions. Thus, the two apps can
> >develop along the lines of their speciality. I'm not sure why we didn't
> >get kong the browser and konq the file manager, though.
> 
> Yeah -- but what about kparts? Why can't we view an HTML file in another tab? 
> It's kick-ass for docs and API's and all kinds of stuff. I often have (well, 
> had :( ) multiple tabs with different directories and html files (and images, 
> and pdfs) open. I just can't see why such a sophisticated system should be 
> done away with.
> 

It hasn't been. Konqueror is still there. You can enable it with one mouse click. What's the problem?

I like Dolphin precisely because it doesn't have all the complications that Konqueror used to have. I like simplicity. You seem to be afraid that the thing you like is being taken away from you, but all that has happened is that the default has been changed to something that you don't like but which some other people prefer.

So you have two points of view - you like the old way I (and presumably the KDE devs who designed the thing) like the new way. Who is right? Neither of us. But we can both choose to use the solution we like best. So who has lost? Nobody. What has been removed? Nothing. Stop moaning. 

Mark




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