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Re:Dr. Portland and Mr. Hyde

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on August 29, 2006 11:29 PM
Kevin is one of the folks in the second group
I mentioned. Once DAPI is finished, they want
to replace the simple xdg-utils scripts with
versions implemented on top of DAPI.
It's not clear to me what benefits this
would bring, and it would hugely increase
complexity.

The DAPI proponants, primarily Lubos, have
never really defined how many things DAPI
will do. Lubos has refused to rule anything
out. As far as I can tell, he would actually
like developers to code to DAPI rather than
to Qt or gtk, and he would like all GUI widgets
to be out-of-process. If you know of a URL
where Lubos has set limits on what DAPI will
be used for, I'd like to see it.

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