[Libreoffice] File systems "style" cleaning in libs-gui

Francois Tigeot ftigeot at wolfpond.org
Sun May 8 23:25:48 PDT 2011

Hi Michael,

On Sat, May 07, 2011 at 07:41:38PM +0100, Michael Meeks wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-05-07 at 17:41 +0200, Francois Tigeot wrote:
> > The attached patch removes most of the obsolete file system-related enums
> > in libs-gui and keeps only two "styles":
> 	Nice :-) We should be using URLs everywhere but in the lowest levels,
> or platform specific pieces (I hope).

As long as the implementation is sane; I also removed FSYS_STYLE_URL stuff.

> > If there is no objection, I'll push this patch in a few days
> 	The cleanup is great of course. It is well worth checking, before each
> piece of fixing inside tools/ itself, whether we can save more time by
> re-writing the (sometimes rather few) call-sites, to use sal/ classes
> instead (?) :-)

It would be best; many methods were already unused and DirEntry screams to
be removed from the tree.
Howewer, since I lack knowledge of the different APIs, I'm only doing this
sort of incremental cleaning for now.

> 	Usually the sal API is far lamer in its semantic richness, so
> potentially expanding and improving sal at the same time can be a useful
> thing to do.

It's best to keep it lame IMHO. The code I cleaned was trying to do too
many things which were utterly irrelevant...

Thanks for your encouragement !

Francois Tigeot

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