[Libreoffice] Simplified C++ configuration access

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at suse.com
Tue Jan 31 03:23:54 PST 2012

Hi Stephan,

On Tue, 2012-01-31 at 11:31 +0100, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> To add insult to injury, people always thought it a good idea to
> wrap the API in C++ "helper classes" that are themselves baroque
> and obscure 


> So I finally set out to simplify this (on the master branch towards LO 3.6):

	It's certainly a really beautiful result (modulo a lingering concern
about the context parameter of inscrutable purpose ;-)

> intend to continue with that -- until finally things like utl::ConfigItem
> can be removed.  Let me know if you would like to help with that.

	Sounds like a great cleanup, I vaguely advertised it in my blog. Would
it be possible to have a simple "convert just one-key" patch to some old
code so newbies can get their cookie cutters correctly calibrated :-)

	Thanks again !


michael.meeks at suse.com  <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot

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