continued: Common-VFS proposal
nf2 at scheinwelt.at
Thu Jan 20 04:07:55 EET 2005
Zack Rusin wrote:
>On Tuesday 18 January 2005 21:25, nf2 wrote:
>>I have written a little docbook article:
>>looking forward to your feedback...
>It's not that I don't appreciate a good joke from time to time, but you
>either need to seriously reconsider the daily dosage of whatever you're
>taking or wait with those emails until April 1st.
Sorry for beeing impatient. ;-)
>On a more serious, I'm very glad someone is thinking about implementing
>a common vfs layer but I hate to be the one to tell you that right now
>it's not going to be you. Don't take it personally, but you don't seem
>to have a clue about what you're talking about. And I'm sorry but your
>dockbook document is just embarrassing. It probably stems from your
>lack of understanding of both vfs subsystems or just ignorance of how
>integration between desktops works.
Then please help me to improve my document. I'm just a curiuos KDE/Gnome
"user". I have written this document mainly to express my concern that
freedesktop developers underestimate the importance of common
(Commercial desktops seem to provide lot's of that stuff which gives
them a big advantage regarding consistency and usability)
>"Corba for IPC (DBUS can't be used here, because this requires
>heavy-weight IPC)" is something I'm considering putting in my list of
Does that mean that CORBA in Gnome-VFS or the "homegrown" KIO slave
protocol could be easily replaced with DBUS?
>But again, I very much appreciate your effort but as of now you just
>don't have enough knowledge to implement it. You are of course more
>than welcome to try and experiment but as it stands you could never
>realistically expect that we would even consider using it.
Don't worry. I'm a bit fed up with this free desktop stuff anyway.
>realistic thing you can hope for is that people who either were or are
>actually involved in creating VFS layers and desktop environments get
>together on one of the conferences and nail this out. It's not going to
>happen anytime soon though.
Those people seem to be very secretive what concerns possible solutions
to the problem.
Thanks for your encouraging response!
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