Bookmarks shared among desktop environments
jamiemcc at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Apr 19 00:13:46 EEST 2005
Jakub Stachowski wrote:
>>Its nice to have notifications for bookmarks when they change (Nautilus
>>already does this - so all nautilus windows have up to date bookmarks).
> dnotify/inotify/fam + wrapper for your desktop environment (kdirwatcher for
> kde, don't know what for gnome)
not a freedesktop compliant solution then? (its gnome-vfs btw for gnome).
Now what if you use neither gnome or kde?
>>Its also nice to have one api/system for all config/prefs which is the
>>raison d'etre of DConf.
> For now that whole DConf consists only of flames on xdg mailinglist.
some are, other genuine responses.
Theres a wiki full of requirements (the design stuff in the wiki is
wishy washy as nothing has been decided) and it looks promising.
>>A myriad of standards makes admin jobs more difficult.
> And as usual the solution is to invent Yet Another Standard.
No its to have one true standard - thats the ultimate goal of any
freedesktop project. If it succeeds then all these silly little dot
files and chunks of xml can and should disappear (hopefully).
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