Re: how to store prefs/session data
- From: "Mahmood Ali [CONTRACTOR]" <Mahmood Ali Sun COM>
- To: hp redhat com, mjs noisehavoc org
- Cc: jacob ximian com, gconf-list gnome org, gnomecc-list gnome org, gnome-2-0-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: how to store prefs/session data
- Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 11:51:46 -0700 (PDT)
Is there a way to set per host or per DISPLAY or per locale settings?
And if yes, how? Thanks!
>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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