panel plugin naming conventions

Grant McWilliams grantmasterflash at
Wed May 16 21:59:15 CEST 2007

Ok, cool. I'll just make sure in the script that the name going to be used
doesn't already exist and I think things will be fine.


On 5/16/07, Jasper Huijsmans <jasper at> wrote:
> 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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