From: Michael D. Pritchett (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Feb 04 2003 - 10:11:03 EST
On Tue, 4 Feb 2003, Marc Maurer wrote:
> In the light of the recent GNOME HIG documents, I want to redesign some dialogs
> to make them HIG compliant.
> In the very distant past, the AbiWord GTK dialogs have been made using glade.
> They are even in a CVS module. They were only used to generate *code* for the
> dialogs. Since then, things have changed in the code, which results in the fact
> that the glade files can NOT easily be used anymore.
> I've done some redesigning already (using Glade-2) and I don't want the horrible
> mess as described before ever again! I want design a dialog, and not having to
> do it ALL over again when something silly changes in our code. This means I want
> to use libglade2 to load the UI. This will give of way more flexibility with
> respect to our UI design.
> Now, there were some people against using libglade2. Speak now, or be silent
I spent against this requirement. I mean if you are going to have a
"special" library for loading widgets and all, why not go the XUL or the
wxWindow route for XP compatibility? I disagree with the addition of yet
another library for AbiWord.
Michael D. Pritchett
(a lone voice in the forest)
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