Re: help browser plan
- From: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs noisehavoc org>
- Cc: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>, gnome-doc-list gnome org, usability gnome org, gnome-2-0-list gnome org, nautilus-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: help browser plan
- Date: 27 Nov 2001 01:41:31 +0100
On Tue, 2001-11-27 at 01:37, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On 26Nov2001 07:21PM (-0500), Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Can someone fill me in on the plan for help browsing in GNOME 2? I've
> > seen various ideas floating around, but we should make a decision if
> > we haven't.
> > If we're going to use a standalone browser, we should consider
> > dropping the help components from Nautilus - that will make Nautilus
> > smaller and eliminate some code we have to worry about. At the same
> > time, if we're going to use a standalone browser, we need to decide
> > what it is for sure and start working on it ASAP.
> > If someone's all over this and already decided, just let me know what
> > the plan is. ;-)
> It's going to be hard to have any kind of help browser, standalone or
> otherwise, without some kind of HTML display engine that works with
> GNOME 2. Maybe it would be a good idea to figure out what HTML widget
> will be available in time for 2.0 before deciding on a development
> plan. If there isn't going to be one we will have to either ship
> without a help browser or delay the release.
> Right now, the top 3 candidates, mozilla, gtkhtml1 and gtkhtml2, all
> sound like they won't be ready in time.
what's the problem with gtkhtml2? It seems to be fully ported to GNOME
2, from what I see in the source code.
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org> - <rodrigo ximian com>
http://www.gnome-db.org/ - http://www.ximian.com/
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