Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Tue Nov 11 13:40:26 GMT 2003

On Tuesday 11 November 2003 14:05, David Corbin wrote:
> > Where to set up %u ?
> Control Center/Kde Components/File Associations/text/html
> Although I find this an incredibly BAD place.  There ought to be
> somewhere that says, what program do use to process HTTP protocol,
> without regard to what the file type is.

HTTP is just the transport, for KDE apps it is handled by kio_http the 
HTTP IO slave.
The MIME type of the transfered data isn't important to the protocol 
handler, it has to match the capabilities of the application using the 

If I have a HTML file I want it opened and displayed in a browser.
If I have an image file I want it opened by an image viewer.
I don't want a HTML file opened by an image viewer just because the file's 
URL has protocol 'file' and I don't want an image loaded in a browser 
just because its URL has protocol 'http'


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Developer at the Kmud Project
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: signature
URL: <>
-------------- next part --------------
This message is from the kde mailing list.
Account management:
More info:

More information about the kde mailing list