we need a spec for handling mediums
david at fubar.dk
Sat Aug 14 17:55:28 EEST 2004
On Sat, 2004-08-14 at 10:20 -0300, Avi Alkalay wrote:
> This is one of the purposes of a registry-like machanism.
> Gnome has GConf.
> KDE has KConfig.
> None is global.
> Stuff like Linux Registry (http://registry.sf.net) or Uniconf are
> candidates to a definitive solution for this. Obviously a
> sepecification for things like the one you are proposing must be
> written, like "find the preferred CD-R writer program in key
> system/desktopGlobals/cdwriter or user/desktopGlobals/cdwriter".
> Being a key, it can be read by everybody, and automatically and
> easilly changed by installation systems and configuration programs.
You really want the selection of the chosen application to be per-user
and not global. For example, one person in the household may favour
totem and another likes mplayer. I don't see why the existing GNOME or
KDE solutions shouldn't work here.
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