ReadOnly KParts Was: Re: Okular moving

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Fri Nov 17 18:33:39 GMT 2006


On Friday 17 November 2006 12:40, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:

> Concerning viewers/editors:
> I personally *strong word for not liking* it that I always have to start
> another program to change something in a file I am just viewing (like
> embedded in Konqueror). Now how usable and bad designed is this!

On Friday 17 November 2006 18:21, Kurt Pfeifle wrote:
> My main point is: we shouldn't erect an artificial Berlin Wall
> between viewing and editing functions, just because we see the same
> thing in Adobe's PDF tools (where mostly business considerations
> made them to be what they are today).

So it seems the KDE2+3 "you may only _view_ files but not edit them in 
konqueror"-rule doesn't have only friends.
I also thought already quite often "damn, why can't I simply now enter some 
stuff in this text document ? Ahh, I first have to open it with kate 

Maybe we shoould rethink this decision ?

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