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

On Wed, 2008-06-18 at 18:15 +0200, Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
> 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).

I agree, however, that's the case where you don't have one application
window but e.g. multiple document windows.

Jürg Billeter <j bitron ch>

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