Re: [Evolution-hackers] Roadmap Feedback (LAST CALL)

On Mon, 2004-08-02 at 12:31 -0400, Dan Winship wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-08-02 at 11:52 -0400, David Malcolm wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-07-28 at 16:56 -0400, JP Rosevear wrote:
> > > Last call for Evolution road map feedback.
> > > 
> > > -JP
> > 
> > Somewhat late here, but something I'd like to hack on for 2.2 is a
> > rewrite of the way Evolution stores its configuration information - last
> > time I looked, it stores hierarchical configuration for the various
> > objects as single strings in GConf (containing XML streams).  I'd prefer
> > it if the hierarchy was stored in expanded form within the GConf
> > database as separate keys and values.
> The problem with this is that there's (currently) no way to express this
> in a GConf schema. (You could specify properties for a single account,
> but the only way to have an arbitrary number of something is to have a
> single list-valued property like we do now.)

Or have the things as subdirectories/subfolders within GConf, and set up
the schema on-the-fly based on the type of the object?

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