Re: GConf debate ... the hermenutical key.

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On 16 Jun 2001, Miguel de Icaza wrote:

> > > 	GConf re-uses almost nothing - pointlessly re-inventing almost
> > > everything, it doesn't integrate with the GNOME 2.0 platform, it needs to
> > > be wrapped specialy per scripting language, it is not capable of storing
> > > structured data simply, and it is a dead end IMHO. It ties nicely into the
> > > 'Gtk+' platform.
> > > 
> > 
> > Sorry Michael, this paragraph is pure demagogy. 
> Maybe the conclussion is a bit strong, but on the rest Michael is
> right on the spot.  Those are the reasons why we started work on
> BonoboConfig.  
> I am sorry that you consider our reasons demagogy.

But Miguel, reasons cannot be demagogy 8-)

The category 'demagogy' is absolutely about how things are presented, how
conclusions are reached (or shown to be reached or be true) in a pieve of
text. It has nothing to do with factual truthfulness of things.

> Miguel.


One day a tortoise will learn to fly
	-- Terry Pratchett, 'Small Gods'

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