KDE Privacy Sprint - Find a date
nate at kde.org
Thu Nov 29 16:35:41 GMT 2018
---- On Thu, 29 Nov 2018 02:24:01 -0700 Kai Uwe Broulik <kde at privat.broulik.de> wrote ----
> Having all http(s) links open in a browser is one of the first settings
> I change in a fresh setup as I dislike the delay it causes when clicking
> links and there's also numerous complaints about this on BKO. Given web
> browsers can even open PDFs and all sorts of crap these days (and the
> privacy implications that were raised in this thread), might be worth
> revisiting the defaults for that setting.
Me too. We do get bug reports about this, and people in there have made the case that the current approach is broken by design in today's modern world. All other operating systems I'm familiar with get by with a simple combobox populated with apps, so we probably can too. I'm familiar with the code and can have a go at doing this sometime soon.
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