xffm settings and mcs

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at moongroup.com
Fri May 9 18:11:29 CEST 2003

Just a quick note, can we please add this to a separate 'Advanced' tab.
The dialog is strangle long and narrow at the moment, plus I think the
variables are rather confusing.


On 09 May 2003 00:09:32 +0200
Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org> wrote:

> Hi Edscott,
> I've changed the mcs-plugin for xffm to use a nice editable treeview
> instead of the ugly text entries for env .variable (see screenshot)
> The env. variable stuff don't work anyway. xffm complains "Invalid
> Argument:TERM=<whatever I type>"
> Btw, I think this particular mcs-plugin is all broken! Your plugin
> doesn't seem to save or load its values, nowhere... mcs API provides
> transparent hooks to save and load channel setting to XML files, but
> you need to call the routines for this to work.
> I still think the use of env variable is not needed at all, since it's
> the job of mcs: mcs is independent of the host, values are shared
> between all apps that run on the display, whatever host there are
> running on.
> I cannot figure what the use of environment variable provides that mcs
> doesn't.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at xfce.org>
> http://www.xfce.org

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