[linux-elitists] Re: Yet another mozilla atrocity

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Fri Oct 3 07:23:46 PDT 2003

<quote who="Michael Shields">

> Why is that?  Why couldn't gconf be given preferences as an XML tree along
> with the name of an application, and store that tree one neatly into
> ~/.gfoo.conf or ~/.gconf/gfoo.xml?  When does it need to work with all the
> trees at once?

It doesn't, really, and is known to be suboptimal. The file backend is on
its way to being fixed.

- Jeff

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