Nicolas Goutte nicolasg at snafu.de
Thu Dec 29 09:44:46 GMT 2005

On Thursday 29 December 2005 03:48, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Thomas Braxton wrote:
> >> Was the whole KConfig stuff not supposed to independant on what is
> >> below? So you could not always assume that it is text below.
> >
> >Exactly. If someone implements something different for Windows/OSX or
> >implemtents one of the other config systems listed on the kde wiki, who
> > knows what the underlying implementation will be.
> So use "Integer" which is the largest available integer in that
> architecture and let the implementation deal with how to best store it.
> Don't impose sizes or arbitrary limits at all.

> Example: 64-bit Integer with value = 42 can be stored as a single byte.

But then you need a QVariant type of storage which tells you what the real 
type is.

Have a nice day!

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