new kicker menu extension: konqy profile selection

Frans Englich frans.englich at
Mon Mar 1 12:39:42 GMT 2004

On Sunday 29 February 2004 22:53, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> On Sunday 29 February 2004 21:36, Scott Wheeler wrote:
> > On Sunday 29 February 2004 21:06, Frans Englich wrote:
> > > All this is overkill.. People shouldn't need to care about
> > > Profiles/whatever in order to browse their files or the web.
> >
> > I'm with you here -- actually I think there's a pretty easy solution --
> > ditch "explicit" profiles and just go back to some simple cases:
> >
> > From everyone that I've seen using KDE there are really two "profiles"
> > that people use -- I think it's simple enough to call them browsing files
> > or browsing content.  It's pretty easy to differentiate between these two
> > programatically and I'd like to do just that.
> Yes, file manager and the web browser. We have these two profiles. But
> konqy can do much more. In the last time several people prefer Firefox
> (firebird, or what's the current name ?) because it's simpler.
> Currently we can't have a simple konqy web browsing profile, because then
> everybody will scream "I miss this or that power user feature!". By adding
> an easy way to access the profiles we are able to offer more specialized
> versions of konqy.

... which we really do because, obviously, our decision process can't handle 
the real problem.

In the same direction we have another solution which is very similar: "Make it 


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