From: Andrew Dunbar (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Feb 04 2003 - 18:54:33 EST
--- "Michael D. Pritchett" <email@example.com>
> 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
> > 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
> > _forever_.
> > Bye!
> > Marc
> 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.
I also tend not to want more library dependencies.
What about adding this stuff only for the Gnome build?
> Michael D. Pritchett
> (a lone voice in the forest)
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