Re: Should GNOME apps support a --geometry option?

On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 6:13 PM, Jürg Billeter <j bitron ch> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-06-18 at 18:02 +0200, Luca Ferretti wrote:
>> Il giorno mer, 18/06/2008 alle 11.23 -0400, Matthew Barnes ha scritto:
>> > I think I'm correct in saying the GConf approach is preferred,
>> I don't think so. GConf keys should be used to store _user_ editable
>> preferences[1], and I can't see how users (and sysadmins for default and
>> mandatory values) can have any interest to set window geometry.
> I have strong interest in moving and resizing my windows, I don't see
> how this is not user editable... Can you explain why you think that
> GConf is not appropriate?

For one gconf won't let you store this per running instance (for
example have 3 instances of the same app running side by side).

Patryk Zawadzki
PLD Linux Distribution

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