New handling for URI scheme handlers

Bastien Nocera hadess at
Mon Dec 2 06:34:34 PST 2013

On Mon, 2013-12-02 at 15:16 +0100, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> 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.

If I use Opera, Firefox or Chrome in KDE, I'm not sure it magically uses
the same HTTP implementation.

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