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Re: What is the best way to store information cross desktop



On 05/12/2009 10:59 AM, Kushal Das wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> If one application (with GUI) wants to store informations (like
> username, password, some other texts) cross desktop, what is the best
> way to achieve that?
> 
> A Gnome application can use gconf/gnome keyring or a KDE application
> can use KWallet, but those two are totally desktop specific. I know
> people who use Gnome don't want to run KWallet or a KDE user will not
> like to use any gnome way to store information.
> 
> I am working on Python (PyKDE4) based Wordpress blog client and I want
> it to run properly on any desktop.

Not going to happen anytime soon as there are just too many variations.
Make it integrate well with KDE and forget about everything else. Don't
try to please everybody. If you separate the backend code, it makes it
easier for somebody else to write a different frontend that integrates
it with say GNOME or Xfce or whatever.

Rahul


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