Release Candidate 2 and regressions

Volker Krause vkrause at
Wed Jan 4 08:07:03 UTC 2012

On Monday 02 January 2012 12:19:45 Martin Koller wrote:
> > > The details (regressions) I found in the last 3 days:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > 
> > All KHTML bugs, none of which looks like a release blocker.
> That depends on the defintion of "what is a release blocker". I understood
> your comments above, so I can understand that these issues are not "fatal"
> in the way that KDE is completely unusable, crashes always, etc.
> > > (very serious!)
> > 
> > I don't know if the KHTML team actually has the resources to fix these
> > bugs, but given that most people use the WebKit part anyway, I wouldn't
> > block a release.
> The problem here is: kmail (probably knotes, others) are using khtml only -
> at least I know of no way to switch to WebKit in these apps.
> And I think it IS very serious if you suddenly can no longer read your mails
> correctly (and I'm not talking about HTML mails, since kmail internally
> uses khtml to render plaintext mails as well). I attach 2 random
> screenshots from kmail here to see what I mean.

Just to clarify this: KMail2 does use QtWebKit exclusively.


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