KDE Privacy Sprint - Find a date

Nate Graham 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[1], 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.

Nate

[1] https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=100016



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