Re: common GSettings schemas

On Tue, 2010-05-25 at 12:01 -0400, Ryan Lortie wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> It's currently a little bit of an open question what we should do about
> "system-wide" GSettings schemas for things like lockdown settings,
> fonts, etc.
> Several people have been asking about this lately and about what we plan
> to do.
> While hanging out in Park Street Station, Vincent and I decided that a
> reasonable option would be to create a new module with these schemas
> (and nothing else) inside of it -- just XML.  This new module would
> become a hard dependency of gnome-settings-daemon, control-centre and
> any application that was interested in these settings.  We would
> specifically discourage application authors from attempting to insert
> special-cases into their code to deal with the possibility of this
> package not being installed.
> If we do this (and I think we should) then someone who is familiar with
> the control centre, settings daemon and the available lockdown settings
> should probably get the ball rolling on this effort.

Nominate vuntz!

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