Re: [Evolution-hackers] PIM application suite

On Tue, 2004-04-20 at 10:35 +0800, Not Zed wrote:
> > > It is hard to design an interface to "do a million things and do them
> > > well."
> > 
> > Which is why we modularized things a bit more.
> And which is why the interface never did.  Ever.  The interface
> changes depending on your context.  If you have mutliple windows open
> and don't use the component buttons, then in effect you get multiple
> separate interfaces which don't contain any real overlap apart from
> that new button (and the top-level config page).  Which is just an
> integration feature anyway.
> So the above statement has no bearing on the reality of evolution.
> Unless you mean in a broader sense of not being able to do an
> interface well with an X toolkit, which has some merit in my current
> cynical mood :P.

I was thinking more of things like the unified folder list (and DnD,
"new" folders, etc), but you're right a lot of this isn't visible to the

JP Rosevear <jpr ximian com>
Novell, Inc.

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