KParts::URLArgs split up

David Faure faure at
Thu Jan 31 11:57:08 GMT 2008

On Monday 09 July 2007, Simon St James wrote:
> Hi David,
> On Monday 09 July 2007 16:59, David Faure wrote:
> > So here's a kdelibs patch which addresses the issue of KParts::URLArgs
> > being 1) hidden in the browser extension stuff even though some of it is
> > unrelated to browsers and is needed by almost all parts (like reload,
> > xOffset, yOffset, mimeType and KIO job metadata)
> > 2) cluttered with actual browser-specific stuff (and by that I mean stuff
> > that is only used by KHTML and Konqueror, basically).
> Eerily, I was just about to start preparing an e-mail about the state of 
> URLArgs this evening!
> I was going to ask whether it would be possible to distinguish, as is the case 
> with several browsers, between a "hard" and a "soft" reload in URLArgs? 
> The "soft" reload, usually triggered by pressing F5, re-downloads the current 
> page *but* not the images; the images are simply retrieved from the cache.  
> The "hard" reload (CTRL+F5 in e.g. Firefox) re-downloads everything, and is 
> the current method employed by Konqueror even when just F5 is pressed.  

I forgot to answer this email, but as far as I can see, a softReload bool is already in BrowserArguments.
Maybe it's not correctly set or checked somewhere though.

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