Re: Fwd: [Evolution-hackers] Found key binding bug, need hint!
- From: Not Zed <notzed ximian com>
- To: Jeffrey Stedfast <fejj novell com>
- Cc: evolution-hackers lists ximian com
- Subject: Re: Fwd: [Evolution-hackers] Found key binding bug, need hint!
- Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2005 12:37:49 +0800
It is also - nothing to do with gtk+. It is bonobo, as clearly stated
in the initial reply.
On Wed, 2005-07-06 at 19:59 -0400, Jeffrey Stedfast wrote:
> Mozilla doesn't use Gtk, it "emulates" gtk look
> On Thu, 2005-07-07 at 00:55 +0200, Roland Orre wrote:
> > sorry, used the wrong reply button. I think this is of interest
> > for the list as well.
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Roland Orre <roland orre gmail com>
> > Date: Jul 7, 2005 12:43 AM
> > Subject: Re: [Evolution-hackers] Found key binding bug, need hint!
> > To: Not Zed <notzed ximian com>
> > > On 7/4/05, Not Zed <notzed ximian com> wrote:
> > > > Also, things in the menu's can't be overriden. e.g. ctrl-p will
> > > > activate the print menu. A couple of reasons for this, one is that the
> > > > middleware we're using - bonobo - wont let us, and another is that
> > > > customisable menu bindings are generally thought of as a bad ui idea
> > > > anyway - one of the few things in the gnome ui guidelines i'd probably
> > > > agree with.
> > I think you are wrong here. You said that the menu binding override
> > the application keys. First this would be a terrible wrong behaviour.
> > The application specific keys should have priority, but, as I type this
> > in gmail, and am then using firefox, which is also implemented with
> > gtk as far as I know, there the menu keys are overridden. E.g the
> > menu says, "Select all Ctrl+A" but ^A works, it goes to the beginning
> > of line, as Ctrl+P to previous line etc. Otherwise I would have had a
> > lot of problems with gmail, as well.
> > What would be the correct and obvious behaviour is that the
> > application prints on the menu keys the current active
> > keybinding for that function. Any other behaviour is flawed
> > from my point of view.
> > Best regards
> > Roland Orre
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