Plans for revamping Kiosk and KAuthorized

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Wed Sep 23 19:27:48 BST 2009

On September 23, 2009, David Faure wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 September 2009, Dario Freddi wrote:
> > Uhm, can you please expand on that matter? Does isImmutable use
> > KAuthorized or something?
> No, rather the other way round. As a sysadmin you can make
> something "unauthorized" in a config file, and you can prevent users
> from overriding that in their kdehome's config file, by using [$i].

correct; immutability "protects" the unauthorized status of an item. in fact, 
without marking the authorization group as immutable, it's an exercise in 
futility. this shows one of the weaknesses of using KConfig and its 
immutability settings for action authorization.

Aaron J. Seigo
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