Re: GConf - defaults.

On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Dietmar Maurer wrote:

> As you already mentioned, that default will only be used if everything else
> does not work. It is not the suggested method to hardcode defaults. It is
> totally pointless it that value is out of sync, since it will not be used
> normally. It is only a way to make the application more robust.

Hmm, it depends what you think of by robust - some people might argue that
an application should fail noisily instead of silently if something is
seriously broken (such as the installation of schema files), because it
increases the likelihood that the user will know that there is a problem
and correct it, instead of attempting to work with a silently broken

-- Elliot
"It's a well-kept secret that KDE games are no longer toys but maturing
entertainment applications." -

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