[Sugar-devel] Location of Saved XO Settings
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Tue Feb 24 03:07:48 EST 2009
On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 01:17, Eduardo H. Silva <hoboprimate at gmail.com> wrote:
> yep, once again I am wrong :) sensible options should be added to the
> control-panel. Perhaps it could exist as a separate activity, a
> power-user tool like the Terminal, Analize and Log activities are.
Perhaps gconf-editor can just be run from the terminal? Seems to work
pretty well here.
> 2009/2/23 Luke Faraone <luke at faraone.cc>:
>> On 2/23/09, Eduardo H. Silva <hoboprimate at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> This gconf-editor tool should be accessible somewhere in Sugar (the
>>> control panel?): remember, low floor, high ceiling.
>> The main concern with making these keys easilly accessible are
>> twofold: it discourages from implementing the settings in a
>> user-friendly panel applet (see firefox's about:config or the windows
>> registry) and secondly it makes it simpler for a child to hose their
>> setup. Gconf-edit is not meant to be a user-facing tool, but a last
>> resort when normal configuration tools provided by an app are
>> For this reason, I think adding the editor to the control panel would
>> be a mistake.
>> Luke Faraone
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