On Mon, 31 Jan 2000 21:30:48 -0500, Robert L Krawitz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:

>I'd argue that except for gconf and MAYBE gnome-canvas none of this
>stuff belongs in GNOME at all; these are all very generic facilities
>that shouldn't depend on any of the IPC, desktop, etc. stuff.
>Otherwise we wind up with the same kind of confusion and versioning
>problems that Windows has suffered with for so long.

THis is one of my big annoyances with GNOME currently: there's a lot
of useful libraries that really have nothing to do with GNOME but
which are not separately exported, forcing you to install all the junk
you don't want to get the stuff you do.


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