Reason for removing animation from Gnome login?

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Thu Mar 26 07:54:30 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-03-25 at 23:38 +0000, Matt Wheeler wrote:
> Looking at the source for gconf2 it looks like the xml backend is
> abstracted quite neatly from the main body of the code so perhaps it
> wouldn't be too difficult to create an experimental sqlite/somedb
> backend and compare performance.

In fact, gconf was always intended to have pluggable back-ends including
a db, it's just that nobody got around to writing anything but the xml

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