Re: GAL vs gnome-2.0

On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 10:47:46AM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Maciej Stachowiak <mjs noisehavoc org> writes:
> > 
> > What's wrong with the current position of gnome-vfs? I don't
> > necessrily disagree with you but I haven't heard your theory on this
> > before.
> > 
> Some examples:
>  - file selector should use it
>  - Ron Steinke went to lots of trouble to get streaming encoding 
>    conversion right, but it's on GIOChannel, so everyone using
>    gnome-vfs will write their own broken code instead
>  - we need a cross-platform filesystem abstraction for people
>    doing win32/unix work

I guess to move gnome-vfs down to below gtk we would need to remove all
the GNOME dependancies such as gconf (for proxy settings, etc) and oaf (for
mime stuff). We should look at how to do this in the post-gnome-2 times.


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