New handling for URI scheme handlers
krammer at kde.org
Mon Dec 2 06:53:13 PST 2013
On Monday, 2013-12-02, 15:34:34, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> 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.
Sure, but David also mentioned that we enable users to tell our URL handling
code to delegate HTTP always to a certain program/browser and was, in my
interpretation, discussing the implications on the standard setup.
So, within this assumed context, I was pointing out to Nicolas that the HTTP
implemention in question was "browser capable".
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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