[PATCH] Multi-Protocol IO-Slave

Jeff Mitchell kde-dev at emailgoeshere.com
Mon Jan 14 03:56:24 GMT 2008

On Sunday 13 January 2008, Vlad wrote:
> --- Jeff Mitchell <kde-dev at emailgoeshere.com> wrote:
> > On Sunday 13 January 2008, nf2 wrote:
> > "One complaint about GnomeVFS is that mount points cannot be
> > accessed by
> > non-GnomeVFS-aware applications. GVFS uses a FUSE bridge to make
> > these
> > publicly accessible...This FUSE bridge makes it possible for
> > literally any
> > application to use GVFS, even if it is not aware of it."
> >
> > Perhaps something to consider for KIO in the future?
> KioFuse allows all apps (Firefox, OpenOffice, bash scripts, etc) to
> access KIO-based files through the traditional POSIX API:

Nice.  I look forward to the issues getting resolved.

> I think we should include these KDE developers in the discussion about
> how they would like the KIO API to be changed so that it fits the
> needs of their users. Before we attempt cross-desktop integration, it
> might be easier to first get all KDE devs using and improving the same
> codebase.

True, although if they want the API to be changed, they may be about 2 years 
too late, unless they can live with only additions...


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