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Re: Default browser of FC3?



On Sun, 2004-10-10 at 20:17 +0200, André Kelpe wrote:
> Ricardo Veguilla wrote:
> 
> >In my opinion, the browser issue should be solved by desktop.
> >
> >Gnome -> Epiphany
> >KDE -> Kemelon (or the mozilla-based Konqueror)
> >  
> >
> "kmeleon" is not a KDE app, it is a windows application: 
> http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/ The default Browser on KDE is the 
> konqueror with khtml-rendering engine, the mozilla port for KDE is very 
> new and not in the standard distribution ATM. Many KDE users prefer 
> firefox and/or mozilla-seamonkey, because the are used to them.

Sorry about the confusion, I thought I remember reading about a gecko-based 
browser for KDE, and I assumed it was Kmeleon. And yes, I know which is the 
default browser for KDE, my point was that if you want to a browser based on 
Mozilla technology for your desktop, you don't have to use the Mozilla apps, 
especially when their design doesn't necessarily fit the desktop(s) philosophy.

In other words, if I use Gnome, I want a gnome app for browsing (using
Gecko), if I use KDE, I'll like a KDE app for browsing (using Gecko)
etc...

Then again:
a) this is only relevant for defaults, since they are mostly used by new
users.
b) this is my opinion

Regards,

-- 
Ricardo Veguilla <veguilla hpcf upr edu>


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