Re: how to store prefs/session data

On 10Oct2001 01:51PM (-0400), Havoc Pennington wrote:
> jacob berkman <jacob ximian com> writes: 
> > would you say:
> > 
> > 	preferences == global
> > 	properties == per-instance
> > 
> > that is what the panel currently has - global prefs and per-panel
> > properties, and i think that distinction is what you are making here.
> I think that's right for the panel, that the per-panel stuff is
> per-session, so e.g. when you create a new blank session you would get
> the default panel setup again. But "global preferences" would be kept
> across all sessions.
> I need to follow up to Maciej's mail though, not sure about all the
> issues he raised yet.

Actually, add another one:

* Is the set of panel applets, and their position in the panel, are
per-session setting? Does that mean that if you quit without saving
your session, you lose your panel settings? That would be bad.

> (Reminds me of a UI issue - right-click menu on the panel should
> probably have properties for the panel, that's what right click
> usually does, right?)

It does, but it also has preferences, and the distinction wasn't
totally clear to me until Jacob explained it.

 - Maciej

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