Re: Is GNOME 2 dead ?

Stephen Browne <Stephen Browne Sun COM> writes:

> >   b) gnome_config_ isn't a config system, it's a .ini file parser.
> >      not a particular evil or harmful thing. I wouldn't add it 
> >      today, but porting all our stuff away from gnome_config_ 
> >      is not going to happen for GNOME 2.
> And what are .ini files used for?  Configuration right :)
> Why can we not port from gnome_config for 2.0?
> Why? Oh I know, because developers don't know what they should be porting to!

I also see a difference between providing an API to read/write these files and
having native support for these files in GNOME 2's config system, bonobo-config.

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

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