Re: libproxy as external dependency
- From: Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi gmail com>
- To: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: libproxy as external dependency
- Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 10:40:33 +0100
On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 11:21 +0200, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-10-23 at 17:35 +0000, Benjamin Otte wrote:
> > pros:
> > - current proxy handling in GNOME is a huge mess, we're all lucky we can live
> > without proxies
> > - the API looks extremely sane
> > - there is nothing else that does proxying
> > - Dan (who is going to be the main - or only? - user of it) likes it
> > - active maintainers
> > - no bugs
> > cons:
> > - I'm (luckily) not too knowledgable about proxy handling
> > - not a lot of users
> - yet another library, slowing applications startup.
only of those that might require a proxied connection, not every single
application, which is fairly obvious.
but humour me: where would you put this functionality? and saying
libgnome or gtk+ is not going to cut it.
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