Re: help sanity check the release notes
- From: David Zeuthen <david fubar dk>
- To: Hubert Figuiere <hub figuiere net>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: help sanity check the release notes
- Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 20:37:45 -0500
On Wed, 2008-02-27 at 20:28 -0500, Hubert Figuiere wrote:
> Why not using camera:// ?
Because it might conflict with another camera gvfs backend we might want
to add in the future?
> And you could aslo add support for Mass Storage camera at the same time
> so that it be unified. Two way to do that: just "rebind" the mounted
> device or use the disk: driver in gphoto2.
Why would we ever want to do that? It would dog slow and the gphoto2 API
is a bit craptastic; you can't do partial reads etc. etc. Besides, Mass
storage cameras already work very well using the kernel mass storage
> Note that we had a FUSE filesystem for a while, so it feels like NIH
> again and again.
POSIX is a really poor API for abstracting file systems; there's a
reason we have gvfs and didn't wrap FUSE. See Alex's notes on this for
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