desktop neutral xsettings manager?

Matthias Clasen mclasen at
Wed Apr 23 05:40:07 PDT 2008

On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 12:53 +0200, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> Hello,
> Are you aware of a desktop neutral xsettings manager, like
> but which would actually look at a config file and stay in the
> background?

A 'desktop neutral xsettings manager' is a bit of a misunderstanding.
The sole purpose of the xsettings spec is to map desktop-specific
preferences to a common set of agreed-upon xsettings. Thus a xsettings
manager will always have a desktop-specific component to get the actual

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