Review request: network:/ kioslave now in kdereview

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Wed Apr 22 21:23:18 BST 2009

On Wednesday 22 April 2009, Gary Greene wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 April 2009 01:34:54 pm Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > On Monday 20 April 2009, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I just moved the network:/ kioslave to kdereview/networkkio. It
> > > should be stable and quite usable already.
> >
> > I would suggest to reuse the "lan:/" name for it, since it tries to
> > do basically the same thing as the lan:-ioslave tried to do: give
> > an overview overhosts and provide links to the services available
> > on these hosts then.
> I agree with this, since when I think of a network:/ ioslave, for me,
> I think of a network connections type of vfolder ala Windows Network
> Connections. The lan:/ name conveys what you're trying to see on the
> lan more so than network:/.

I disagree with changing the name to "lan". Most people will know what a 
network is, but many people will have no idea what a lan is. As 
such, "network" is IMO the better name.

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