New Feature for kdelibs (Was: The case for a kdelibs 4.8)

andrea diamantini adjam7 at
Wed Nov 9 14:28:48 UTC 2011

I think that every app using cookies would like to have this patch merged
ASAP, expecially browsers.
This will help/fix/improve features like "private browsing" and so on.
So please don't let us wait for the "big Universe reordering" to have it. :)

2011/11/8 Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at>

> On Monday, November 7, 2011 19:32:15 Dawit A wrote:
> > >> Well this is over a month too late, but I have a enhancement change
> > >> for kcookiejar that needs to go into kdelibs/kioslave for KDE 4.8. The
> > >> patch has actually been pending for a merge since KDE 4.6. See
> > >>
> ...
> > Right. The patch simply moves the idea of session cookies from being a
> > global configuration option to a site specific option. That is it gets
> > rid of the all or nothing approach currently employed. That gives the
> > user a lot more control of how they deal with cookies.
> can you explain why it must go into 4.8? it's been waiting since 4.6, and i
> didn't find a description of what requires it in 4.8 ...
> as far as i can see, it's a feature enhancement that isn't strictly
> required
> by anything (though it is very nice to have indeed), so it should go into
> the
> frameworks branch.
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