KIO event notification [was: Re: are GUI elements like Dialogs in a kioslave possible insomeway?]

Josef Weidendorfer Josef.Weidendorfer at
Wed Jul 30 23:09:00 BST 2003

On Wednesday 30 July 2003 12:37, Martin Konold wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 30. Juli 2003 10:47 schrieb Josef Weidendorfer:
> Hi,
> > A KIOSlave can't pass any trigger/notification/change events with the
> > KIOSlave interface of current kdelibs to the using app.
> >
> > I'm all for changing this (since KDE 2.x ;-), but that's needs new design
> > ideas:
> We have similar problems with IMAP. Actually in order to really implement
> IMAP correctly and efficiently we must be able to work asynchronious. The
> IMAP server may send answers at any time in any order. These replies than
> have to be propagated to the application.
> What about discussion the kio event notification in n7y?


"Once ago a time" I wrote a simple KIO slave converting reservation 
information from the plan server (you know that old Motif based organizer?)
to VCAL format. It worked pretty well, as you could look at room reservations
at our faculty with KOrganizer now.
The problem was that you had to reload to get new entries :-(


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