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Month: May 2016

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

From: Michele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@...>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2016 19:54:27 +1000
On 05/02/2016 08:54 PM, E. Liddell wrote:
>> 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

I think this pretty much summarizes the situation...
Updating (and keeping updated) Konqueror as a web browser is way beyond the current developers' possibility at the moment.
Honestly I can't see this happening, not even in the long term unless someone else comes along and starts working on it.
But again it would be a rather daunting task.