[Portland] Re: xdg-email & xdg-open
kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Tue Nov 14 03:23:06 PST 2006
On Tuesday 14 November 2006 11:17, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> > > The way that Qt uses xdg-open, even
> > > for mailto URLs, is definittly going to be a problem here.
> > Don't think this will be a problem. QDesktopServices seems to be scheme
> > based, so they could just register xdg-email for mailto, maybe they have
> > this configurable through qt-config?
> It isn't configurable, but it would not be a problem to change
> QDesktopServices to use xdg-email when the mailto scheme is used.
Hmm, I don't think that's worth the effort.
I just thought if it were configurable, it would not be an issue at all.
All the handlers we delegate URIs to, i.e. exo-open, gnome-open, kfmclient or
(in the generic path) the browser, can handle mailto.
IMHO mailto should be correctly handled by xdg-open, xdg-email should just
accept mailto for completeness, i.e. its usual use case would be taking the
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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