KIO Job interactivity

George Staikos staikos at
Tue Oct 10 23:47:42 BST 2006

On Tuesday 10 October 2006 18:35, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Paulo Moura Guedes wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >AFAIK, it isn't possible to stop KIO prompting for the allowance of
> >certificates, etc.
> >This is a little annoying in a program like KLinkStatus, for example,
> > which isn't supposed to be interactive.
> >I would like to know your opinion about adding a non interactive option
> > for KIO jobs (with configurable default behavior) or at least a way to
> > know if the job is waiting for user input.
> There's no way to access an SSL-enabled website unless the certificate is
> valid or the user allows permission to it. If KSSL is asking permission,
> then the certificate is invalid.
> What else does it prompt and you want it not to? Overwriting files?

  With KSSL you can tell it "just fail to connect if there is any certificate 
problem".  We do that via metadata, and it's used in the favicon code.

George Staikos
KDE Developer
Staikos Computing Services Inc.

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