KDE is not an OS platform... (And neither is Gnome)

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at carewolf.com
Sat Oct 31 14:00:42 GMT 2009

On Saturday 31 October 2009, Luciano Montanaro wrote:
> On sabato 31 ottobre 2009, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > > Well, the filesystem calls are synchronous, yes, but that's not a
> > > problem for the file:// kioslave, is it?
> >
> > All kioslaves are asynchronous. For the file-slave this is still usedful
> >  when figuring out mimetypes and preview of all the files in a directory.
> Sorry, I've not been clear. My point was that the the fact that lower level
> interface is synchronous does not realy matter, because we already use
> synchronous interfaces internally.
Right. Though switching to an asynchronous API might make the kioslave itself 
simpler, but no, we don't need an asynchronous API, KIO is already abstracts 
that difference.

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