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Re: [trinity-users] Re: Plans on updating Konqueror?

From: "E. Liddell" <ejlddll@...>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2016 06:54:15 -0400
On Mon, 02 May 2016 08:14:52 +0200
deloptes <deloptes@...> wrote:

> Paul wrote:
> > I was wondering if there are any plans on updating the KTML engine or
> > Konqueror in general to work with modern websites and to have that great
> > intergratedness that makes me like Konqueror. I would have been happy to
> > work on this project myself but as I don't know how to code at all, this
> > isn't a pheasble route for me.
> > 
> > Thanks for any info you may give,
> > Paul
> Hi Paul,
> I also think the KHTML needs an update, but the dev team behind TDE is
> really small and the priorities and focus are a bit different ATM.
> I think the best would be to file a bug, so that we keep an eye on it and
> whenever possible do something.
> I personally was thinking that it would be perhaps easier to use some third
> party web engine, but never had time to look into this any further. Perhaps
> someone from the developers knows more about the KHTML and the plans around
> it.

There was some discussion at one point about replacing or supplementing
KHTML with a different engine, most likely Webkit.  Lack of developer
manpower kept the idea from being tackled at the time.  To my knowledge,
no one is currently working on this.

E. Liddell