Re: I guess I missed the whole point

err, replying to myself: below, you should read:

>there was no dicussion to change gnome-libs to use bonobo-config
but not:
>there was no dicussion to change gnome-libs to use gconf

On 16 Jun 2001 10:25:07 +0000, Mathieu Lacage wrote:
> hi all,
> I have gotten sick of the cross-posting: it was just too painfull. I
> really think this thread belongs to g-h, so moving it there.
> Disclaimers:
> 	- I don't fucking belong to any company. I don't hate everyone.
> 	- I have not read my mail regularly in the past 5 months.
> However, I would like to point out two things which maybe got out of the
> picture in needless technical discussions:
> 	- there was no dicussion to change gnome-libs to use gconf (there were
> technical discussions where people were obviously not listening at each
> other and exchanging not very constructive criticism. The whole idea of
> bonobo-conf has been around for more than  year now and every time it
> comes around, it is for even more flaming than bonobo.)
> 	- we want to ship Gnome 2 in a very short schedule
> The first point's goal is simply to stress that martin should not have
> done what he did: this is not acceptable. There is no single person
> deciding on the future of gnome-libs. As ramiro explained it, I would
> like to repeat it once more because it seems people are not listening to
> him: "ALL NEW CODE IS BUGGY". No matter what a good coder you are, we'll
> have to debug the code when we write the first big applications for it.
> This already happened in bonobo for the UIHandler code. This happened
> with gconf. This is going to happen to the bonobo-conf code. This is
> _real fucking life_.
> To me, the point above means simply it is IMPOSSIBLE to change now
> gnome-libs to use bonobo-conf. There is no possible discussion on this
> unles we decide to review completely the release schedule for Gnome 2.
> So, if we want to discuss something, let's discuss the release schedule.
> regards,
> Mathieu
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