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Re:not another api

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on September 02, 2006 07:14 PM
...was making the point that putting a new api wrapper around the two existing apis' means there are now three api's, not one - how is that a solution?

That's one of the misunderstandings: very different scope.

The new API is a wrapper around a small portion of the desktop APIs, allowing for a limited set of task to be done in a common way.

For example it isn't necessary to wrap or implement things that are covered in specifications, e.g. communication between application and window manager or location of trash folders.

Kevin Krammer
xdg-utils developer

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