gconf2 (was Re: g-wrap (was Re: QOF won't link))

Linas Vepstas linas at linas.org
Mon Jun 21 00:32:19 EDT 2004

On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 05:37:55PM -0400, Derek Atkins was heard to remark:
> > As a side note, corba does have this 'service discovery' feature, this
> > thing where you can ask "who holds the gnucash config data" and there
> > would come this response "oh, machine holds it", so the user
> > does not need to specify any explicit machine name for the service.
> > I have no idea if gconf uses this, it would be cool if it did.
> I dont know..  Corba just seems so overkill for configuration
> parameters, especially when a simple set of dotfiles would suffice!

corba is overkill, but I was really trying to illustrate the idea
of network service discovery.  since orbit is corba, I just was
wondering aloud if gconf might already have this built in.


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