New handling for URI scheme handlers

Kevin Krammer krammer at
Mon Dec 2 06:16:02 PST 2013

On Monday, 2013-12-02, 09:40:12, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Lun 2 décembre 2013 00:59, David Faure a écrit :
> > (same with any other content application that can handle HTTP urls on its
> > own;
> > same with other schemes that apps might support, like FTP).
> Having managed a very large proxy configuration for some years (150k+
> users, high-availability) I can tell you that pretty much any application
> that pretends talking http lies, and only full browsers implement (mostly)
> the complete http spec (including error handling)

David obviously looks at this from a KDE perspective, where the same HTTP 
implemention is used by all applications, including the browser.
IIRC it can even transfer a session from one application to another, e.g. 
avoiding the one-time-URL problem.

Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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