Re: [Evolution-hackers] how to know whether evolution is online
- From: JP Rosevear <jpr novell com>
- To: Not Zed <notzed ximian com>
- Cc: Sivaiah Nallagatla <snallagatla novell com>, ls linux site, Stéphane Konstantaropoulos <stephane cs york ac uk>, Evolution Hackers mailing list <evolution-hackers lists ximian com>
- Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] how to know whether evolution is online
- Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2005 08:55:29 -0500
On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 16:01 +0800, Not Zed wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 11:41 +0530, Sivaiah Nallagatla wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-02-02 at 04:00 +0000, Not Zed wrote:
> > >
> > > > Isn't there a gconf key that determines the state? Or does that just
> > > > determine the startup state?
> > >
> > > The current state is stored in gconf, but it is NOT the appropriate
> > > way to determine when it changes.
> > >
> > > It is private data used by the shell only.
> > Oh, Why it is not appropirate?, e-d-s also listnes to this key change to
> > switch between online/offline modes.
> Umm, thats pretty shitty then isn't it?
Why? Really there should be a desktop wide setting for online/offline
that is either a gconf key or arrives via DBUS. If we rely on evolution
to inform e-d-s, anything else using e-d-s externally may cause online
operations. It does suck that evolution is the only place to set the
key right now.
JP Rosevear <jpr novell com>
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