User interaction from KImgIo

Brad Hards bradh at
Mon May 30 12:56:52 BST 2005

On Mon, 30 May 2005 21:18 pm, Michael Ritzert wrote:
> It was proposed once before to use Qt's image I/O functionality. See
> To quote Dirk Mueller:
> > Qt plugins are worse than Kimgio plugins, because Qt loads all plugins it
> > finds as soon as ANY plugin is needed. This is not the case with Kimgio.
> Has this changed for Qt4?
I haven't looked at the implementation, but at least the QImageIOPlugin class 
has to be - there is no .desktop / KTrader style support that could do it any 
other way (ie Qt can't tell what formats a plugin supports without loading 
it). QImageIOHandlers are almost certainly only created on demand though.

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