An analysis about a generic desktop application configuration management system

Maks Orlovich mo85 at
Tue Apr 12 04:49:05 EEST 2005

On Monday 11 April 2005 07:15 pm, Avery Pennarun wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 06:44:06PM -0400, Maks Orlovich wrote:
> > And frankly, looking at the KDE4 timeline, and your lofty list of goals
> > that's not very likely (particularly the well-testedness)
> Where is the KDE4 timeline?  I can't find it in the usual place I look:

If my memory serves me right, it'll aiming at ~1 year cycle, starting pretty 
soon, though KDE is not very organized about those things. 

> The prevailing suggestion for a shared configuration system, ie. one in
> which you talk to a config daemon using D-BUS, appears to me like you
> wouldn't have to change the KConfig API or ABI in order to implement it.

You're forgetting about the config file format. 

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