Re: Getting libgnome* into shape

Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org> writes:

> > > *  bring back gnome-config (non-deprecated, but with a big
> > >    comment explaining when it's appropriate to be used)
> > >    (done, the comment needs to be put in place)
> > 
> > When is it appropriate to be used? It sounds like we have three
> > non-deprecated config systems now!
> >  
> I suppose they should be used only when parsing desktop files, which is
> why I think their names should be changed, since as Maciej says, it will
> seem that we've got 3 configuration systems.

They aren't even needed for this anymore.

> So, I suppose it is not such a big deal to rename those functions to
> gnome_desktop_file or gnome_this_is_not_the_config_system or whatever,
> and then provide a script to make the change in apps. Also, this could
> encourage people to move their config settings to GConf/bonobo_conf.
> The ideal solution IMO for this, would be to move those functions to
> GLib, but well, a rename should be enough for the moment, I think.

Eeeeek, you don't really want this crap in glib, don't you ?

Martin Baulig
martin gnome org (private)
baulig suse de (work)

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