KPluginSelector about plugin dialogs

Urs Wolfer uwolfer at
Sun Jun 8 10:39:57 BST 2008

On Sunday 08 June 2008 02:47:54 Rafael Fernández López wrote:
> Hi there,
> Some days ago I was suggested by Pino to use KAboutApplicationDialog for
> showing the info messages of the plugins on the KPluginSelector, instead of
> KMessageBox.
> This gives a much better look, as well as consistency for what this is
> meant.
> I have given to it two approaches, 1st one, try to take the aboutData of
> the component, and if that fails (because the plugin does not set that
> information), go and fetch the info from the desktop file (KPluginInfo).
> There is only one remaining thing: when reading the license information
> from the desktop file, set it correctly on the about dialog.
> I would like to know, if you think that when I finish the license thing, I
> can commit this into 4.1 yet...

Great idea. Please commit it ASAP. That's the perfect idea (better than the 
widget layout first, then KMessageBox::information).

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