FOURDAN.Olivier at wanadoo.fr
Fri Mar 14 14:12:10 CET 2003
Getting rid of libxml2 would be a "nice to have", but definitely not before xfce 4.0 is released.
Don't forget, we are supposed to be in feature freeze. Changing the core components now is
not a good idea.
>Messsage du 14/03/2003 14:08
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>Objet : Re: xfdesktop
> El vie, 14-03-2003 a las 03:20, Jasper Huijsmans escribió:
> > On 13 Mar 2003 22:03:09 -0600
> > edscott wilson garcia <edscott at imp.mx> wrote:
> > >
> > > I followed Jasper's example for xffm and used libxml in xffm. If GLib
> > > XML parser instead has advantages, the xfce4panel, xffm, and the
> > > respective mcs-plugins should be modified too. Are there significant
> > > advantages that make it worth the time investment?
> > >
> > I have been wondering that, but I'm not sure it's worth the effort.
> > I think the required extra code gets larger very soon if you want to
> > parse a tree with many levels and many possible tags. This is not based
> > on any experience or deep insight, though; it's more a gut feeling :)
> I must admit that writing a new xfce4rc parser for the xffm applications
> was quite a mental exercise, with two recursive functions jumping to and
> fro (to keep code compact). Moving to Glib XML would probably be
> difficult, me thinks.
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