Replace KcmFontinst with kio_fonts

Neil Stevens neil at
Tue Mar 11 17:57:51 GMT 2003

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On Tuesday March 11, 2003 08:02, Craig Drummond wrote:
> Hi,
> I’d like to propose replacing the existing KControl font installer
> module with a fonts ioslave. I’ve already started hacking on this (only
> for a couple of days) – but I wanted to ask if people thought that this
> would be a better idea than the KControl module before I went too far.
> See
> for a
> screenshot, and
> for the
> source code as is.

Please don't do this.  KIO is a nice flexible backend tool, but it's a 
lousy user interface.  Konqueror is nice for viewing files, but it's not a 
generic system administration tool.  Please don't force users to treat it 
as one.

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Neil Stevens - neil at
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same act as the destroyer of liberty." -- Abraham Lincoln
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