continued: Common-VFS proposal

Randy.Dunlap rddunlap at
Mon Jan 24 01:23:37 EET 2005

Jamie McCracken wrote:
> Havoc Pennington wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I proposed the following a while back:
>> I think it's more feasible than any sort of "one true API" approach.
> I would think it would be cool to dump the not so nice api that is 
> gnome-vfs for Gnome 3 and replace it with a nicer, simpler Dbus version 
> (ditto for KDE 4?).
> IMHO, there isnt really a good excuse for using propriety desktop 
> specific modules any longer unless they need to be stricly tied to a 
> platform's widget toolkit or constitute a unique feature of the platform 
> in question.

Amen.  I don't know common-VFS or widgets, but the backend and
middleware pieces need to be common as much as possible IMO.


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