khelpcenter porting status

Jos van den Oever jvdoever at
Thu Feb 28 15:53:19 GMT 2008

2008/2/28, Ralf Habacker <ralf.habacker at>:
>  i like to inform that khelpcenter is now able to display KDE
>  documentations on windows systems (tested with Windows xp). There were
>  some issues in the kio_help slave which prevents displaying of pages and
>  images.
>  Searching through the whole documentation is disabled and *not* ported
>  because of the following reasons:
>  - the unix version of khelpcenter uses htdig as external tool for
>  indexing and searching which isn't ported in the kde context yet.
>  - For KDE 4.x strigi is used as a "buildin" desktop search engine and if
>  it would be able to index and search KDE docs too, htdig could be
>  dropped to avoid having multiple search engines in KDE 4. The strigi
>  homepage lists
>  some oasis format, so indexing xml seem to be possible, but html and
>  docbook are not explicit listed, so I cannot say if this would be possible.

We can make a dedicated analyzer for the KDE docbook format. This is
rather simple. To do this, one should implement a saxstreamanalyzer
and capture the appropriate fields. Can you paste an excerpt along
with a description of what parts you'd like to extract?


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