Ideas for 4.2: global configuration
fourdan at xfce.org
Mon Dec 1 12:53:31 CET 2003
On Mon, 2003-12-01 at 03:15, Biju Chacko wrote:
> > I think all configuration should have a system config file. This will
> > allow system administrators to create a custom default for all their
> > users. This should include settings manager plugins.
> > This should be really easy to do (even for someone without intimate
> > knowledge of the code. hint, hint ;-). Some plugins and programs already
> > do this, but not all I think.
> Can we just post bug reports for modules without support for a system-global
> config file? That will make it easier to track the status.
No, it's a bug tracking system, not a task traking system;
> I think we should have an easy way to do global config ie one that doesn't
> involve editing text files. I propose that root preferences == system
> preferences. Basically, if you XFce as root, whatever settings you choose should
> apply globally.
No, that doesn't make much sense.. Sys admin may customize its
environment for its own use.
> I think we should follow the same approach for this: file bug reports for
> modules that do not support this.
Again, no. These aren't bugs.
Olivier Fourdan - fourdan at xfce.org
Interoperability is the keyword, uniformity is a dead end.
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