Re: why bonobo-config

On Wed, 2001-08-29 at 20:44, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org> writes:
> > it seems to me that we, GNOME hackers, don't learn from our past
> > experiences :-( That is, when the GConf vs BonoboConfig war, we ended
> > up, AFAIR, agreeing on using BonoboConfig for accessing the
> > configuration, and there were some mails from many people agreeing on
> > the commitment to Bonobo for the GNOME platform.
> What was agreed is that libgnome would access GConf via
> bonobo-config, and the reason for that was that Martin liked the API
> more and he was writing that code. There wasn't any other reason why
> it mattered whether libgnome used bonobo-config or not. Except perhaps
> "to force people to use bonobo-config."
I see a good reason for having all apps using bonobo-conf if libgnome
does so. That's what I understood, that it was the "de-facto" way to
access config.

Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org> - <rodrigo ximian com> -

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