[linux-elitists] Re: gconf
Thu Oct 9 05:34:35 PDT 2003
On 9 Oct 2003, "Karsten M. Self" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > One of several smart things Havoc said is
> > If you don't know how to code, then you don't know how to design the
> > software either. Period. You can only cause trouble.
> Bogus. Adequately discussed elsewhere.
You're providing a pretty good example of why most developers hold
> Agreed -- this is as I understand. Which is one reason why I suggested
> dispensing with file locking entirely by ducking down a level, and
> putting version control on top of the system. In this case:
I'm sorry, I'm out of energy to explain this to you. Why don't you
try implementing your design and report how it works out?
> Pointers to prior discussion -- I suspect there's been some?
Come on, you can find the gconf archive as easily as I can.
> What does seem clear to me is that usage notes on how application
> developers implemnt gconf should be stated.
I'd guess this is in the GNOME Policy docs somewhere.
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