Re: RFC GnomeGoal #3

On Sat, 2006-08-12 at 11:45 +0100, Ross Burton wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-08-11 at 16:04 -0500, Federico Mena Quintero wrote:
> > The very act of wanting to preserve the user's window geometries means
> > that you are storing user preferences.  Let's not make a semantics
> > argument out of this.  GConf *is* the GNOME way of storing
> > configuration-like information, and so the user's window geometries
> > should live in GConf.
> If window state can go into gconf, then libgconf-bridge (in GNOME CVS)
> persists and restores window state to GConf nicely.  Sound Juicer is
> currently using it, and it works well.

I sent this before I'd finished.

libgconf-bridge doesn't handle per-machine state yet, but it will handle
multiple windows just fine: you give it a gconf path prefix to persist
the states at, so for different windows the program can generate
different prefixes.

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