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

Nick Moffitt nick@zork.net
Wed Oct 1 17:33:12 PDT 2003


begin  Martin Pool  quotation:
> In earlier versions of Gnome, you could change the colors and fonts of
> the terminal from a menu.  Each program had its own text configuration
> file.  The changes are written every time the option is changed, and
> read at startup.  This is pretty standard and traditional for Unix
> programs that allow interactive configuration.  Presumably this is
> what Karsten and Nick prefer, assuming they don't want to prohibit
> interactive configuration altogether as being too microsofty.

	I merely objected to a zillion timestamps in a file that was
meant to be hand-edited.

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