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Month: April 2017

Re: [trinity-users] Create TDE bug-tracker ticket regarding Konqueror's broken support for modern web

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 16:48:55 -0400
Jan Kleks composed on 2017-04-07 22:01 (UTC+0200):

> 2017-04-07 6:03 GMT+02:00 Felix Miata composed:

>> Konq's KHTML is the only remaining web browser engine capable of rendering
>> physical sizes specified by legacy CSS accurately. The physical CSS units
>> cm, mm, in, etc. were changed in the CSS3 specification to be logical
>> sizes. When a display's physical density is matched to logical density by
>> the server, Konq displays physical units accurately at their actual
>> physical sizes. With other web browsers, this is only possible if the
>> physical display density is 96 DPI (uncommon to say the least) and the
>> server's default logical density of 96 DPI is retained.

>> Recent Gecko browsers do have the capability of rendering at accurate
>> physical sizes when physical and logical density match, but only by using
>> proprietary CSS which doesn't exist in legacy CSS.

>> is a simple means to
>> confirm the foregoing.

> So maybe the old KHTML engine could be transformed into the "legacy mode"?

Maybe do as Konq 4 & 5 do, make it switchable.

Konq 4 offers KHTML and WebKit.

Konq 5 offers KHTML and (QT's) WebEnginePart (aka Blink, aka WebKit fork used by 
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