Re: nautilus-media question

I just installed libgnomeui-2.1.90 and it contains no schema file.


On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 04:44, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > <quote who="Alexander Larsson">
> > 
> > > I just changed the thumbnailer configuration to be stored in GConf.
> > 
> > This is a very cool change, but:
> > 
> >   - Dave has done a release of Nautilus for RC1, so I would assume that it's
> >     deep-frozen now - will you be doing another release for RC1 with this
> >     change? (to push the deep-freeze excuse out of the way)
> Its a libgnomeui change. And will be in the RC1 tarball.
> >   - *Very* fine line between bugfix and feature.
> *cough*
> I wouldn't classify it as a feature, as the actual feature was there 
> before. But it is a bit more than a bugfix, as its a user-visible change 
> in how you configure it.
> >   - Are you comfortable with the amount of testing time left for this
> >     change, especially given that its first appearance will be in our first
> >     release candidate?
> Yes. It is a quite small code change (just read the commandline from gconf 
> instead of a file), and with this change I think thumbnailers in general 
> will get more testing (as they won't be so hidden). Of course, more 
> people testing it could lead to more instability if there are problems in 
> the actual thumbnailing code.
> > With my Jeff hat on, this change is totally cool, makes thumbnailers sane,
> > and should definitely go in before our elite thumbnailing technology finds
> > users.
> > 
> > With my release hat on [1], this is a good change, but beyond almost all of
> > our freezes and appearing for the first time in RC1. Plus, nothing was
> > mailed to the release team about it (which is somewhat relevant given that
> > it's not really a simple bugfix, and we're so close to release).
> Andersca and I have talked about doing this change for quite some time, as 
> it would make thumbnailers a lot more sane. But none of us really had the 
> time to do it before christmas, so I admit then when I had time to do it I 
> was sort of overenthusiastic to getting it in before RC1 (which andersca 
> was preparing). 
> > I know that we haven't had a lot of hacking time for 2.2, but we have to say
> > no at some stage to get this stuff out on time, and as bug-free as possible.
> > Please, everyone, keep that in mind. It would be great to avoid a lengthy
> > series of point releases now that we've got a sane release process.
> Yes, and I'm sorry about this. I should know better as I've been spanked 
> by the release-team before...

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