Lubos Lunak l.lunak at suse.cz
Sun Dec 11 23:11:29 GMT 2005

Dne neděle 11 prosinec 2005 22:46 Martin Konold napsal(a):
> Am Donnerstag, 8. Dezember 2005 09:27 schrieb Martin Konold:
> Hi,
> after the discussion went towards HCI and general dislikes of MAC/GNOME
> behaviour
> > http://standards.freedesktop.org/xsettings-spec/xsettings-spec-0.5.html
> >
> > What is the current state/position within KDE about this spec?
> I want to come back to my original question.
> Anyone feels like being able to answer it?

 Zack apparently felt (and he was).

> > I personally dislike to have yet another background process running which
> > does most of the time nothing except using resources after startup but
> > maybe this can solved.

 It can. The spec says a process, not a separate process, in fact it 
explicitly says it doesn't have to be a separate process. In KDE's case it 
could very well be yet another kded module.

> In addition I also don't like the fact that it is tight to X11. IMHO new
> cross desktop stuff shall not depend on X if there is not a very compelling
> reason for this. IMHO simple exchange of strings is no good reason for
> depending on X.

 And the magic solution is?

Lubos Lunak
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