Re: a tooltip question

Subject: Re: a tooltip question
From: Hubert Figuiere (
Date: Mon Dec 31 2001 - 07:02:26 CST

According to Dom Lachowicz <>:

> > Why are the tooltips and the toolbar-related status bar messages
> > kept in the ap_TB_LabelSet_*.h files, and not together with the rest
> > of the strings in the string files? If we did that we could use a single
> > localisation mechanism, the present system seems to be rather
> > messy.
> This is entirely historical. It wasn't until last month that Mike
> Pritchett moved the menu strings into the .strings file. When we move
> out the strings, tooltips, and XPMs into .strings files, we'll be able
> to shed some more excess binary weight and clean up quite a bit of code.
> This should be done post 1.0

If in the means time we could abstract the way to fetch those data that
would allow using resources for Mac and Windows port.

Just my .02 FRF.


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