Re: [Banshee-devel-list] Banshee interface question

On Thu, 2006-06-22 at 05:35 -0400, Patrick van Staveren wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I wanted to keep this off the main ML because I don't want every  
> banshee user asking for this alpha-pre-testing code that I wish not to  
> distribute yet :)
> Abock, you can probably answer this question best but if anyone could  
> give me some pointers, that'd be great :)
> I was looking to see if it'd be possible to directly modify the data  
> within the Library source's treeview (from a plugin context) without  
> entirely replacing it with a new widget.  Specifically, I'm looking to  
> see if a "browser" view could be possible from a plugin, or if it  
> would be necessary to integrate such a thing in the core.  Naturally,  
> if it could be done thru a plugin, that'd be superb as some users have  
> different ideas about how they want to browse their library and this  
> way it could be kept in a plugin and out of the core.
> I know how to do pretty much everything - querying the library for  
> artists/albums/etc and making my own treeviews and such - I actually  
> have all that mess written, and I can display it in a separate source  
> view (see  
>  I  
> just don't know how to happily interact with the library view and keep  
> things sane there while making this a drop in replacement for the  
> current view.
> Any pointers would be both greatly appreciated and put to good use, as  
> there are few banshee users out there that wouldn't kill for a plugin  
> that can do this :)

I'm not sure about it, but isn't all this highly dependent on the
view/model code? Code which is destined to be replaced by a native


Ruben Vermeersch (rubenv)

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