Re: GtkFileChooser API work

On Wed, 2003-09-10 at 06:08, Danilo Segan wrote:
> среда, 10. септембар 2003. 08:32:49 CEST — Mark Roach написа:
> > 
> > Without support for these launchers, I guess you would have to
> > "bookmark" the http or ssh or smb location in some file-selector
> > specific way or else type them in manually every time you wanted to
> > select files from that location.
> >
> I think the problem here is that you cannot make Gtk File selector  
> depend on Gnome stuff (like gnome-vfs which is used for all that  
> magic).
> That would break all the apps that don't have idea of URIs, and that  
> don't use gnome-vfs for accessing data.
> It could also instill some "circular" dependencies (eg. gtk+ -> gnome- 
> vfs -> gtk+), but it might be possible to get it to work.
> Of course, all of this is just guesswork on my part :-)

There is a gnome-vfs backend for GtkFileChooser working quite nicely
in CVS. The idea is modularity - the default GTK+ file chooser will
use the straight unix file system, but a module to make it use
GNOME VFS for file system access can be installed.


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