khelpcenter porting status

Holger Schröder schroder at
Thu Feb 28 23:39:10 CET 2008

On Thursday 28 February 2008 15:52:42 Ralf Habacker wrote:
> Hi,
> i like to inform that khelpcenter is now able to display KDE
> documentations on windows systems (tested with Windows xp). There were
> some issues in the kio_help slave which prevents displaying of pages and
> images.
> Searching through the whole documentation is disabled and *not* ported
> because of the following reasons:
> - the unix version of khelpcenter uses htdig as external tool for
> indexing and searching which isn't ported in the kde context yet.
> - For KDE 4.x strigi is used as a "buildin" desktop search engine and if
> it would be able to index and search KDE docs too, htdig could be
> dropped to avoid having multiple search engines in KDE 4. The strigi
> homepage lists
> some oasis format, so indexing xml seem to be possible, but html and
> docbook are not explicit listed, so I cannot say if this would be possible.
iirc i read somewhere, that the qt assistant relies on clucene now, so perhaps 
khelpcenter could do the same ? of course strigi would be the favourable 

> Regards
>  Ralf
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