panel plugin naming conventions

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Wed May 16 20:53:47 CEST 2007

Alexander Toresson wrote:
> As far as I understood it it's just a way of giving the files unique
> ids and thus unique filenames. Thus you could generate ids in any
> other way if you just ensure that they'll have unique ids.

Exactly. Anything goes. In fact, if you manually create the 
configuration it is a good idea to not use the same number of digits as 
the panel, just in case ;-)

The panel creates the name of the rc-file from the name and the id it 
finds in the panels.xml file. The id is just a string, it does not have 
to be digits, although I personally do find it useful to number the 
manually created default configuration files.

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