gconf brain death (was Re: [linux-elitists] Yet another mozilla atrocity)

Tim Potter tpot@samba.org
Wed Oct 1 03:12:04 PDT 2003

On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 11:03:53AM +0100, Peter Whysall wrote:

> The GConf database is *nothing* at all like the Windows Registry apart
> from the fact that it's tree-structured. There are no operating system
> values in it, it's not binary data, there's no GUIDs, it doesn't handle
> filetypes, etc, etc.

Since no-one else has pointed it out and I have just remembered, there
is also a security descriptor on every registry key.

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