Re: UI for configuring plugin

On Sun, Apr 23, 2006 at 12:12:43AM +0200, Reinout van Schouwen wrote:
>Hi Magnus,
>On Sat, 22 Apr 2006, Magnus Therning wrote:
>>I'd like to add a GUI for configuration that's accessible from within
>>epiphany, but I'm not really sure where to place it. A tab in the
>>Preferences, or maybe an added menu item somewhere (Tools menu, or
>>under Edit)? Both have draw-backs...
>Since Epilicious is primarily bookmark-related, why not put a menu item
>for it in the Bookmarks menu? That still shouldn't prevent the actual
>UI being implemented as a tab in, for instance, the Personal Info
>editor. (I must add that I don't know whether the extensions API offers
>a method to do this.)

So, you're arguing for a separate menu item for configuring Epilicious,
and plaing it in the Bookmarks menu. That will probably be what I do,
since it's a good idea, at least as good as it gets at the moment.

For the long run I don't think it's the right thing.

>>Is there some guidance written down on how a plugin should provide a UI for 
>Not that I'm aware of. But try to be consistent with the HIG and the
>rest of the Epiphany UI and you'll be fine :-)

I'll try my best :-)

>By the way, have you considered committing Epilicious to
>epiphany-extensions cvs? We can leave it disabled by default for as
>long as it hasn't reached 1.0, but it might give your extension a bit
>wider audience!

Not a bad idea. How do I go about it?


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