> > I don't know enough about GConf to comment about the technology, but I don't > like to depend too much on gnome (or any other desktop). Plus, I don't think a > registry-like system would be very good when it comes to exporting piper > "programs". Like I said before, I think GConf is very usedfull for gathering information about applications that are about to be wrapped. > > > > > Also, I will continue to stress that we don't want a dependency on a desktop > > system for the CORE of Piper. I hope that Piper can be installed, configured > > and ran without the REQUIREMENT of a GUI. Using GConf for the Gnome UI > > (Pied/Piper) is fine with me, just not for everything else. > > Same for me! > Not for me :) But I wont stand in your way if you people ever port Piper to some other environment. GMS needs some serious modifications to remove gnome dependancies is we were to do so.