Re: Gnome VFS - plans for Gnome 2.8

On Thu, 2004-03-25 at 23:36, Jonathan Blandford wrote:
> Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> writes:
> > For gnome-vfs in Gnome 2.8 we will focus on finishing up the volume
> > changes that were started in Gnome 2.6, and making gnome-vfs really
> > work well for applications reading remote files. This is much more
> > important now with the new file selector and its gnome-vfs
> > support. Hopefully it'll lead to more Gnome applications using
> > gnome-vfs to load files. 
> > 
> > Some stuff that I'd like to see done:
> > 
> > smb: needs some polish. It shouldn't block for as long time as it
> > currently does when enumerating workgroups. Also, we need to expose
> > the current workgroup setting in the UI somewhere, and in general
> > handle workgroups/domains a bit better.
> Can we look into getting rid of that .desktop file hack that we use
> currently in the smb method, and adding some form of native API for
> redirects?  Currently you can't browse the smb:// uri space in the
> GtkFileChooserDialog, as it does not know how to handle desktop files.

Maybe it should learn about desktop files. They are used as shortcuts in
other places too.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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