[Gtk-sharp-list] About GConf and Mono

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
18 Apr 2003 12:51:23 -0400


> I used GConf in my gfax project (gfax.cowlug.org) and it was great to
> use and easy to learn.  The root thing is a good thing.  We don't want
> anyone without the proper privileges installing software.  I've been
> there with windows 95,98,ME and it's not good.

This is mixing up the issues though.  In 95/98 there were no user
levels, so every installation affected the whole system.  One of the
nice things about .NET is that you can deploy an application by just
unpacking files into a directory.

These files would never touch a system directory, or touch the system