Tons of questions. And some patches

Simon Hausmann hausmann at
Sat Jan 24 14:36:57 GMT 2004

On Saturday 24 January 2004 15:27, Frans Englich wrote:
> Below is a pile of questions and tiny patches. If it was a bad idea
> grouping it all in one mail I will split it up in smaller ones(or some
> other better way).
> * AFAICT there is clear advantages of having desktop files in a XML format.
> Why is it not so? Speed issues?

The most obvious advantage I see with the .ini style .desktop files is
that they're human read- and editable. With xml it's easy to forget closing a 
tag or the like, making parsers bail out and stop processing.

> * (OT?) When someone sends an email with me in the To field while CC'ing a
> KDE mailinglist I don't receive the mail ment for the mailinglist(CC'd). I
> find this annoying, where lies the problem? Could it be my mail provider
> which swallows "identical" mails in order to cut bandwidth?

Could be. For example the cyrus imap daemon can be configured to delete 
identical mails.


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