RFC: KConfig XT (KDE 3.2)

Neil Stevens neil at qualityassistant.com
Mon Mar 17 04:51:32 GMT 2003

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On Sunday March 16, 2003 10:32, Zack Rusin wrote:
> On Sunday 16 March 2003 11:36, Neil Stevens wrote:
> > If by "registry" you mean "an app that reads many KDE text files and
> > presents them for unified editing," we already have at least two
> > registries in KDE:  File Associations and K Menu Editor.
> >
> > I see no harm in a System Defaults Editor intended for and aimed only
> > at system administrators, as long as it is not used as an replacement
> > for and an excuse to remove KControl functionality.
> I wrote KConfEdit about a year ago and placed it in kdenonbeta. The fact
> that people who don't like the idea don't know it exists tells me that
> it's just the right tool. People who wanted to have a tool like that
> know it exists, people who didn't don't. I think that in itself proves
> it fits fine in KDE. To be honest I never made KConfEdit what I wanted
> it to be but I already have a KConfEdit2, which because of my overall
> dissatisfaction with the amount of KApps I named Tweaker (it's not in
> cvs yet).

You're right.  The fact that I'd not heard of it proves it's not being used 
as a reason to strip down KControl.  That's great.

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Neil Stevens - neil at qualityassistant.com
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