Fwd: branches/stable/extragear/multimedia/k3b/src/misc

Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at snafu.de
Mon Dec 19 08:42:45 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 13 December 2005 11:24, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Kevin Ottens wrote:
> >Le Lundi 12 Décembre 2005 10:51, Ismail Donmez a écrit :
> >> I think we should fix KFileDialog instead and teach it about media:/ .
> >> What do you guys think? This problem alsao effects JuK.
> >
> >Yeah, sure, we have a BR for this IIRC... Can't find it again.
> >Thiago, any idea where this bug is gone? It used to be in my list, but
> > it has been moved IIRC...
> No, sorry.
> But we can't simply modify KFileDialog because it would be behaviour
> incompatible.
> As we three were discussing on IRC, legacy applications asking for
> "KFile::File" are really asking for URLs they can just call localPath()
> and open it. They have no concept of media:/ or devices:/ or system:/.

> New KDE applications (i.e., >= 3.4) should instead expect any local-class
> URL and work with the mostLocalURL.

... which is documented as "@since 3.5"

So perhaps this should be fixed if it is wrong.

> The third mode we discussed is the "remote allowed" kind of applications,
> for which it doesn't matter whether the URL is local or remote.

Have a nice day!

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