Non KDE urls in KDE programs

Urs Wolfer uwolfer at
Sat May 24 17:46:11 CEST 2008

On Saturday 24 May 2008 17:17:08 Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> Hi, today i came across a text in Kubrick (Rubicks cube kdegame) (made by
> Ian in the CC) that says
> The 'Beginner Solution' demonstrated here is from
> (see that
> site for a full description and other solution ideas).  Just over
> 100 moves solve a cube that is shuffled in 20.
> I'm not really sure that linking to that geocities page is correct.
> Resons:
>  * We don't know who controls that page, it might end up converted in a
> children porno/nazi propaganda/watheverYouHateMore page.
>  * The page might disappear (as it is now, that is down)
> So if we feel we really need to provide such a description on how to solve
> the cube i propose to write a similar one and host it in
> And why am I mailing to the release team?
> I'd want to know which is the opinion of people on having a policy that
> advises against linking to non links.

I think we should not show non-kde-urls in user visible messages. I see no 
problem to have such links in source code though.

Another solution for this issue would be to ask the author of your example 
page if we can create a copy of this page and put it to

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