Re: GTK+ at the UX Hackfest

On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 17:38 +0100, Piñeiro wrote:
> From: Cosimo Cecchi <cosimoc gnome org>
> > On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 16:44 +0100, Piñeiro wrote:
> > 
> >> In the gtk side, I don't know much about the XSettings, but I suppose
> >> that you are talking more general, and XSetting will manage all the
> >> gtk modules to be loaded (engines, and so on). So XSettings would have
> >> the lists of modules instead of the envvar, and inform to the
> >> applications that this setting has changed. In this case is just
> >> load/unload the a11y modules as any other gtk modules.
> > 
> > AFAIK GTK+ already reads the XSettings variable and loads modules
> > accordingly in gtk_init(). The filling of that property is currently
> > done by gnome-settings-daemon.
> Yes, you are right, I have just made a quick search, thanks.
> Probably people like Mathias Clasen, Li Yuan and Willie Walker knows
> more about xsettings and a11y relation. After another quick search on
> the bugzilla, I found some interesting (and resolved) bugs about this
> issue:

I should have mentioned that it's Willie I was talking to last week, and
that brought up this potential problem.

Matthias told me that the XSettings are already
instant-apply/instant-load, so that's not the problem for an
instant-apply a11y, registration is more likely the problem.


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