Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
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Wed Mar 21 15:57:37 PDT 2007
On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 22:05:34 +0100 Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at> babbled:
> On Wednesday 21 March 2007 21:57 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 15:58 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > As an alternative to a bitfield, one option is a dictionary of
> > > properties. This is most likely nicer than a bitfield in say python,
> > > and more annoying than a bitfield in C.
> > Yes, a dictionary might be nice, but it's not trivial to access in C.
> > This stuff really needs to be *trivial* for an application to access,
> > hence why I think booleans are probably best.
> How likely is an application written in C not going to use the D-Bus glib
> (Assuming that these bindings support dictionaries)
hand up in this corner for starters.
> Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
> KDE user support, developer mentoring
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