[Portland] Fwd: [Desktop_architects] Querying desktop settings like default browser and proxy configuration
dank at kegel.com
Thu Jul 30 20:56:42 PDT 2009
On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 8:15 PM, PCMan<pcman.tw at gmail.com> wrote:
> Besides, is it possible to write a freedesktop.org spec to store those
> settings in a common place rather than having this kind of wrapper?
> It's not about common configuration system, which was not accepted in the past.
> Default browser and proxy settings only contains several smiple
> strings and a simple ini file is quite suitable for storing this small
> amount of data.
I think you just described a common configuration system. Except
you forgot the hard part: getting kde and gnome to use it.
> Is it really needed to create yet another complicated
> wrapper script for this?
Unless we create a common configuration system, and convince
kde and gnome to use it, yes. (Or it could be a complicated
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