[cp-patches] RFC: GConf preference api backend

Michael Koch konqueror at gmx.de
Tue Jun 20 18:46:52 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 08:29:04PM +0200, Mario Torre wrote:
> Using a root of "/apps/java" makes it clear we are storing java things
> there, if Sun implements a GConf based backend (or if someone likes my
> standalone plugin :) they likely will use this name (apps is standard
> for application in GConf, java is actually the name of the application,
> all java application are registered as java, isn't it?).
> Other than that, I have no objections against it, so changing this name
> is ok for me.

We normally avoid the term "java" as its a registered trademark. We
normally prefer the term "classpath" in our community.

There are other opinions like "Java is an island" (MJ Ray on
debian-legal ML).


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