KDE browser work team
faure at kde.org
Thu Jul 2 17:12:04 BST 2009
On Wednesday 01 July 2009, Adam Treat wrote:
> On Wednesday 01 July 2009 05:23:47 pm Stefan Majewsky wrote:
> > By now, I only have two reliable expert opinions: (links at the end)
> >  Adam Treat has worked on the Webkit KPart, and complains that Konqueror
> > is much too much tied to the API of KHTML, and proposes to push KDE
> > integration of Arora as this browser is modeled around Webkit. (My fear
> > continues that we lose a unique selling point if our swiss knife Konqueror
> > is not anymore the default web browser. It was the reason why many of us
> > started to use KDE at the turn of the millenium. But that's a whole other
> > story, and I might be misguided by my emotions in this regard.)
> Uhm, to be clear, for those folks who desire a WebKit based KDE browser
> option, I think quickening KDE integration in Arora is the easiest, fastest
> and best path to take. I am not pushing or advocating anything. Just giving
> my opinion as to the best solution to a problem I have some experience with.
And I am happy to work with you or other webkit kpart developers in the direction of
making the interfaces used by konqueror (e.g. kparts and extensions) more generic.
The goal was for them to be generic, if something is not generic enough then let's
talk about it, rather than moving to yet-another-browser.
More details needed for sure (I really assume you meant KParts extensions
and not "the API of KHTML" above, since konqueror does not call the API of
David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Qt Software @ Nokia to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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