Re: GConf and bonobo-config - some ideas

Jody Goldberg wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 06:29:12PM +0200, Dietmar Maurer wrote:
> > Elliot wrote:
> >
> > > The basic motivation for schemas is:
> > >  - many apps may use a single config key (e.g. the control-center
> > >    and gnome-libs used to share several, and we fixed several
> > >    bugs when their defaults were out of sync)
> >
> > You mean the arbitrary mapping between a key and the associated schema,
> > i.e. many keys want to use a single schema? Can you provide some examples
> > where this is useful?
> If I understand their intent this would correspond to a set of
> applications that all shared the same schema for part of their
> configuration.
> eg having a standard gnome-office schema for common features that
> are set on a per app basis like user_level.

Makes sense. On the other side you can argument that such values should be
global (there are pros and cons). So the question is how many shared schema's
do we really have?

- Dietmar

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