Re: Some comments about GVFS
- From: Hans Petter Jansson <hpj novell com>
- To: Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- Cc: gtk-devel-list gnome org, ds schleef org, Benjamin Otte <otte gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Some comments about GVFS
- Date: Tue, 08 May 2007 03:50:45 -0500
On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 10:57 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 03:33 -0500, Hans Petter Jansson wrote:
> > I'm aware of the dangers - when I worked on Evolution, this caused
> > plenty of pain.
> > However, it's useful in very simple apps where you have e.g. a "Sync" or
> > "Connect" button which desensitizes most of the UI while the operation
> > is in progress, only updating a progress bar or allowing the user to hit
> > "Cancel". That's what I meant by a "program that lends itself to that
> > design" above :)
> > So I dunno. Maybe it's too seductive and should be eliminated as an
> > option.
> Avoiding this problem is one of the primary reasons of going from a
> stateless model (where you can get auth callbacks anytime) to a
> statefull model (auth only on mount). However, that problem in gnome-vfs
> happens for *all* apps, not only those that "lend itself to that
> design", so its a larger problem there.
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