[Sugar-devel] GSM string question

Chris Leonard cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 11:47:08 EDT 2012


Ok, I accept that they serve a purpose still, I just wanted to make
sure they were not inadvertently held over from 0.96 to 0.97.

Thanks for the explanation.



On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 5:13 AM, Sascha Silbe <silbe at activitycentral.com> wrote:
> Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com> writes:
>> Can someone please explain the purpose of these GSM strings?
>> In Sugar 0.94, they did *NOT* say (DEPRECATED/UNUSED), but in Sugar
>> 0.96 and Sugar 0.97, they say (DEPRECATED/UNUSED)
>> If they are really deprecated or unused, why are we still carrying
>> them in the UI?
> They are used in the description of the GConf entries for Sugar. On the
> first start of Sugar 0.96+, the content of these entries will be used to
> create a system-wide connection in NetworkManager 0.9. Changes to the
> values in GConf after the first start of Sugar 0.96 will be
> ignored. Users / administrators who previously modified the GConf
> content directly (instead of going through the Sugar UI) should now
> modify the connection in NetworkManager.
> I'm happy to accept a patch to clarify the wording. We should still keep
> the description around for those upgrading from Sugar up to 0.94
> to Sugar 0.98+, skipping Sugar 0.96 in the process.
> Sascha
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