Re: libgnome-desktop API addition request

On Sun, 30 Jan 2005 23:34:32 +1100, Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org> wrote:
> <quote who="Mark McLoughlin">
> > I think its worthwhile to get this in for 2.8. We understand the problem
> > here very well and its very, very unlikely to turn out to be the wrong
> > API. The patch itself is small and unlikely to cause regressions itself.
> > Also, libgnome-desktop is only used by a very small number of apps and
> > isn't part of the platform.
> This is worth it for the fix. It is quite disconcerting (and will cause huge
> bugzilla outcry) to have Nautilus windows opening up behind everything else,
> and so on.
> (Not a patch confirmation. Needs technical review.)

Agreed on the analysis. I'm not sure ATM that there are many people on
the release team who can do the actual technical review, though? Can
we just say 'mark and elijah have read it, and nautilus will use it
ASAP', and let it go?


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