Re: Help suckage for GNOME2 ..continued
- From: Dan Mueth <muet alumni uchicago edu>
- To: Mikael Hallendal <micke codefactory se>
- Cc: satyajit kanungo <satyajit kanungo wipro com>, GNOME Desktop Devel <desktop-devel-list gnome org>, GNOME Documentation list <gnome-doc-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Help suckage for GNOME2 ..continued
- Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 10:51:13 -0600 (CST)
On 26 Mar 2002, Mikael Hallendal wrote:
> tis 2002-03-26 klockan 09.07 skrev satyajit kanungo:
> > Hi All
> Great to see that someone looks into this.
> Wouldn't the easiest solution be to as Satyajit suggests, let the
> applications just have one entry in there Help-menu that fire's up Yelp
> with the Content-view up showing the help document for that application.
I thought we were still aiming to have flexibility for multiple possible
browsers, even though we ship Yelp as the default GNOME help browser.
> I think it's a little stupid that libgnome should parse the
> scrollkeeper-data too. Or if it should, the scrollkeeper-parsing should
> be moved into libgnome and Yelp should be calling functions in libgnome
> to get the Content-tree (a little late for this move of functionality
> perhaps). But I think that might be a nice solution, since letting all
> help browsers parse the scrollkeeper-data directly is imho a bad
Does libgnome currently interact with ScrollKeeper? My memory of
Jonathan's specification was that for GNOME 2 the URI resolution was done
entirely by internal mechanisms and not through ScrollKeeper.
In case anybody hasn't seen it, the spec is at:
There were a few issues with the spec which were never resolved. I will
dig up the list, or perhaps John or Jonathan will beat me to it.
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