Improving Dr Konqi for developers

Chani chanika at
Sat Aug 14 00:56:18 BST 2010

On August 9, 2010 06:32:30 todd rme wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 8:50 AM, George Kiagiadakis
> < at> wrote:
> >> Now, why do I write this stuff here, instead of just implementing it:
> >> 
> >> - I don't know whether you would also find it useful as a developer
> >> - I'm not sure whether all this should be shown to John Doe who just
> >> wants to report a bug. Maybe it even increases the overwhelming effect
> >> of this dialog, and I don't want that. So ideas on how to make it
> >> optional maybe would be welcome (some non-UI setting maybe?)
> > 
> > That is an issue. In fact, Dario Andres who designed the interface
> > tried hard to make it clear for the simple user and I think we should
> > keep it that way. However, it would be possible to have such features
> > as optional, just like we currently have the "Debug" button (which
> > appears only if you set a specific key to 'true' in drkonqirc, see
> > drkonqi's README for details).
> Maybe there could be a global option that allows someone to change
> drkonqi's behavior from "user" to "developer".  In the later case it
> shows more advanced developer-specific information.  It might be
> possible to have it part of kdebugdialog, have a separate
> configuration program like kdebugdialog for drkonqi, or just have a
> hidden option somewhere.

the BT has already been hidden by putting it in a separate tab... I don't see 
the need for a config option to hide the tab.

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