Re: [Evolution-hackers] the status bar and components as controls

On Fri, 2004-03-05 at 12:54 -0500, Dan Winship wrote:

> I'm trying to get the status bar working in Connector again. It can't
> work the way it used to, because the activity handler CORBA API is gone,
> and it would be a total pain to hack it up again. So there are two easy
> solutions:
>      1. Make the components export their status bars as separate
>         controls in addition to exporting the views as separate controls
>      2. Move the status bar into the view
> 1 would work fine, but part of the idea of the current thing is that
> you're supposed to just be able to use BonoboWidget to create the view,
> and it's all simple, and adding a second control starts to break that
> (although not horribly...)
> 2 seems much simpler to me. You'd lose a little bit of status bar real
> estate, but not a ton. Any objections to doing it this way?
are you writing a EvolutionComponent? If so, the createControls method
is expected to create the status bar and return it to the shell.


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