From: Martin Sevior (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Sep 07 2002 - 07:04:55 EDT
On Fri, 6 Sep 2002, Dom Lachowicz wrote:
> > C) Uwog said "invoke the wrath of dom." I originally said, "*at the
> > risk of invoking the wrath of dom," then changed it to my new
> > favourite running gag, "*at the risk of invoking 'AbiWord II: The
> > Wrath of Dom'."
> /me pokes EAZen in his characteristic "ever not-so-subtle way"
> > D) Will there be a source option with all plugins included? That
> > would be "boffo good!"
> That would be hella sweet. Or at least some mondo-large plugin packs.
> Some plugins have limited usefulness, large external dependencies, or
> both, and as such should not be redistributed.
> > E) ACK! GNOME IS DEAD! HE SAID IT AGAIN! (yet, if you're using
> > gtk<anything>, you're using glib...)
> Perhaps *Gnome-libs* is not so dead as I once thought, but it's not
> overwhelmingly important any more. Most of the more useful bits are in
> GTK+ and friends now, and I still stand by that statement. That said, I
> plan for us to have a GNOME port by Abi version 2.0. It will have:
I was going to ask about this too.
> 1) GNOME About dialog
> 2) GNOME URL opener instead of our hackish browser auto-detection
> 3) Bonobo control for Abi, like 1.0.2 did
> 4) Gnome Print (this may be made a requirement for the GTK+ build too)
Also drag and drop files, images and URL's. Maybe we should make the bare
GTK build handle all these things too?
> 5) *Maybe* Bonobo container, so we can embed apps
We need to think about file formats for this very nice feature.
> 6) *Maybe* GConf
> 7) *Maybe* a nautilus view
We should be able to do this without too much trouble. I just ran out of
patience/time for 1.0.2 and since then Nautilus2 with a different
interface has come along.
> All things considered, our GNOME2 port will only involve a few ifdefs
> and a few additional files, instead of the massive beast that the gnome
> 1.4 port was.
I've been thinking about this. Does it make sence to port our
xap_UnixGnomeFrame and ap_UnixGnomeFrame as subclasses of the UnixFrame's
or are you planning ifdefs inside the UnixFrame classes?
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