About the KRunner webshortcut plugin...

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Thu May 13 09:44:42 BST 2010

On Thursday 13 May 2010, Dawit A wrote:
> On Wednesday, May 12, 2010 19:16:18 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > On May 12, 2010, Dawit A wrote:
> > > Can any of the people working on KRunner  tell me why the
> > > webshortcut plugin for KRunner in
> > > "kdebase/workspace/plasma/generic/runners/webshortcuts"
> > > implements the web shortcut logic from scratch instead of using
> > > KURIFilter directly ?
> > 
> > if KURIFilter can provide the exact same functionality
> You are asking me back the same thing I am asking here ?? Why was
> KURIFilter not used from the onset ? Does the plug-in need anything
> not available through KURIFIlter ? Anyhow...
> > a patch that makes it use KURIFilter would be welcomed.
> No desire or time for that... The only reason I even bothered to look
> into this is because I received an email about issues when typing
> "gg:blah blah blah" in krunner.

I should probably file a bug report for this: Web shortcuts never worked 
for me in KRunner (currently using 4.4.2 on openSUSE 11.2). When I type 
"gg:test" nothing happens. KRunner simply sits there showing no runners 
to chose from. In Konqueror web shortcuts work.

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