Re: libgnome-menu improvements: writeback, getting excluded items?

Le vendredi 25 février 2005 à 15:03 +0100, Vincent Untz a écrit :
> On Fri, February 25, 2005 14:41, Christian Neumair said:
> > I'm writing this mail because the official authors (according to the
> > AUTHORS file) of libgnome-menu didn't reply to a similar mail.

Well, Mark is kind of busy :)

> > I just picked up work on a GNOME menu editor that - for now - uses
> > libgnome-menu for displaying the menus contents. I really like the
> > architecture and design of libgnome-menu. I think it has some major
> > issues at the moment, though: It is simply not powerful enough.
> Funny, I was planning to write a menu editor too ;-)
> > What I need is on the one hand writeback, on the other hand a way to get
> > menu items that have been marked with <Exclude>.
> >
> > Are these things generally planned for libgnome-menu or is it meant to
> > be only a basic library for peeking xdg menu spec-compatible menus as
> > they appear on screen?
> As far as I understand it, libgnome-menu is only for reading the menus,
> not for editing it.

Indeed. Moreover, there will be probably API changes/breakage in
gnome-menus (based on what is needed to support the optional part of the
XDG menu spec) to get the content of each node. I have already a patch
for this (based on feedback from Mark) but this will probably land in
2.12 timeframe.

Frederic Crozat <fcrozat mandrakesoft com>

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