Re: Gnome VFS - plans for Gnome 2.8

On Thu, 2004-03-25 at 07:08, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> On Enj , 2004-03-25 at 11:19 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > finish and switch over to the neon-based HTTP/WebDav backend. 
> > Implement seek for http. There is a patch in bugzilla, but that is for
> > the current backend.
> What about a libsoup-based backend instead?

I'll second that.

> Since libsoup
> is going to be used by so many things anyway, it only makes sense to use
> it also.

And also just because libsoup is a GNOME library, so it integrates more
nicely with other GNOME stuff than neon would. (It uses GObjects, it
uses the glib main loop when you're using async mode, etc.)

And if there is any functionality gnome-vfs needs that libsoup doesn't
have, we can add it.

-- Dan

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