Re: GnomeVFS maintainership change

On Mon, 9 Dec 2002, Michele Campeotto wrote:

> Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > My vision of GnomeVFS is as a small I/O wrapper library that allows 
> > applications to do file I/O in a way much like they are used to, but that 
> > can be seamlessly extended to new domains as the need arises in the Gnome 
> > project.
> > 
> > I will do my best to keep GnomeVFS a good stable core that allows Nautilus 
> > to be the best file manager it can be. At the same time I will try to keep 
> > it a small dependency-free core library that all Gnome applications can 
> > use without feeling like they are bloating their code or have to follow an 
> > unstable complicated API. 
>    Do you (or anybody else) plan on pushing VFS all the way down to 
> GTK+/GLib?
>    This is obviously something for a major number release, I just want 
> to know if somebody else than me feels that this should be done.

I certainly would never want to push it below glib. In some ways it would 
be nice to have at about the same level as gtk+. Unfortunately some of the 
dependencies we currently have more or less makes that impossible. At 
least i'll try to keep it from growing more dependencies.

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