Fwd: Linux Format award

David Faure faure at kde.org
Wed Oct 4 21:19:41 BST 2006

On Wednesday 04 October 2006 21:42, George Staikos wrote:
> On Wednesday 04 October 2006 15:35, Robert Knight wrote:
> > > Where they, for instance, compare the most complex config page of
> > > konqueror with the simplest of Firefox and say "see, look who's most
> > > usable!
> >
> > At the risk of dragging everyone into a flame-fest, they do have a
> > point.  Konqueror's settings dialog was discussed as a problem area at
> > aKademy, I think there is a lot that can be done to improve it.  The
> > usability team have already put together a very informative report on
> > other areas of Konqueror.
>   Konqueror's settings dialog is not a problem directly.  The problem is that 
> Konqueror is many times the application that those others are.  It's a file 
> manager, a web browser, and a universal browser.  It supports various 
> permutations of plugins.  Our settings are actually quite narrow for what we 
> could make configurable, but we have a very complex application.
>   What would be nice is to only show the directly relevant ones depending on 
> the mode it is in.

Yes, already planned for KDE 4.

David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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