KPasswordDialog / KPasswordEdit

Zack Rusin zack at
Mon Jan 16 22:48:57 GMT 2006

On Monday 16 January 2006 23:26, Dirk Mueller wrote:
> On Saturday 14 January 2006 23:55, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> > I don't think its worth keeping this feature. QLineEdit allows "No
> > Echo" and "Password". Keeping the ability to select "No Echo" would
> > be nice, but I think, it is sufficient if you can do that via a
> > config file
> No, thats not sufficient. People don't read documentation, and we
> usually don't write documentation about hidden config keys either
> (except one central wiki page afaik). And an option that doesn't
> exist in the configuration GUI just isn't there, people will think
> that it doesn't exist and there is actually no reason for keaping the
> associated code around (other than being able to close enhancement
> requests with "you idiot, its already there").

Note that kconfigxt does have a hidden field. So even with no 
documentation one should be able to very quickly find the "hidden" 
fields using some configuration editor, which we'll most likely need 
either way for kde4.


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