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Dividing the Linux desktop
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A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
Adds command-line power: yes. But only when the GUI is up.
Posted Jul 6, 2007 15:16 UTC (Fri) by rfunk (subscriber, #4054)
.... As long as the applications store their data in a way that it can be retrieved without
the GUI (whether with the same program or a different one). That's the key.
Posted Jul 6, 2007 15:40 UTC (Fri) by tzafrir (subscriber, #11501)
Consider an example from the beginning of the thread: images collection of digikam. Or the mail folders of kmail. Or your addressbook.
I'm not saying that the interface that dcop is not highly useful. I do say that it still doesn't help if the GUI itself isn't up.
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