Talks at FOSDEM?

Jannis Pohlmann jannis at
Mon Dec 19 13:17:10 CET 2011

On Sun, 18 Dec 2011 16:38:37 -0800
Matthew Brush <mbrush at> wrote:

> You could always talk about all of the standards 
> (systray, xdg, etc.) that are implemented in XFCE, I'm sure there's
> also lots of cross-desktop stuff that went/goes into XFWM too so it
> can work with other D.E.s.

Those have been established standards for years. Everybody knows them,
so I doubt that's very interesting.
> Also it might be interesting to discuss use of GApplication-type
> stuff (if any) and/or GIO stuff from GLib and how it's used by XFCE 
> applications.  Also I think I remember some XFCE programs are using
> DBus for loading new app instances in the same process, and probably
> lots of other uses of DBus that may or may not be interesting to talk
> about.

APIs are not really interesting either, in most cases at least. Xfce
doesn't use GApplication yet, D-Bus is a given, and GIO... well, it's
just a library, nothing special about it. ;)

  - Jannis

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