#5 Better GNOME integration


A couple of suggestions:

- Default font should be read from the user's
/desktop/gnome/interface/monospace_font_name GConf key.
- URL's should be clickable (and open in the user's
default browser, read from
- The "LostIRC" menu should have a real word, e.g. "Chat".
- Maybe use GConf for storing configurations
(/apps/lostirc/general, etc.) and/or move ~/.lostirc to

Mark Rosenstand


  • Morten Brix Pedersen

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    Thanks for the suggestions. The changes are coming.

    Regarding the GNOME-ification changes, I still have to make
    a decision on that.

    Thanks for feedback.

  • Jay H Comm

    Jay H Comm - 2008-01-11
    • priority: 5 --> 7
    • assigned_to: nobody --> error3
  • Jay H Comm

    Jay H Comm - 2008-01-11

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    Hi, it seems that I am the new core developper of lostirc.
    I want to gnom-ize lostirc. So it's an important goal on my own optinion. I will ask other people contributing on the project what they though of it.

    Thanks for your report :-)

  • Darren Salt

    Darren Salt - 2008-02-11

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    Any GNOME stuff *really* should be optional. (I don't use GNOME if I can possibly avoid it.)

    Font: from current theme settings. I don't want to have to configure this in two places.

    URLs are clickable (well, they are here); x-www-browser is used. Fine, read the GNOME default if it's available.

    GConf? No. That's *evil*. It's too... Windows Registry...

    If the configuration is moved, it should be to $XDG_CONFIG_DIR/lostirc (defaulting to ~/.config/lostirc); libxdg-basedir is suitable for locating this directory.


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