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

sherringham alastair@calliope.demon.co.uk
Thu Oct 2 01:04:03 PDT 2003


On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 09:56:11AM +1000, Martin Pool wrote:
> 
> In almost all cases, the resources only take effect when the program
> is started.  To try out a new setting, you need to exit the program
> and restart it.  In some cases you might need to exit X and log in
> again.  Not very friendly, is it?  The similarity to "Would you like
> to restart your computer now?" is painful.

Not refuting your point about user-friendliness (lack of), but "xrdb"
was designed to set X resources dynamically. 

Cheers,

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Alastair Sherringham
http://www.calliope.demon.co.uk
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