Re: [gnome-db] Re: gASQL status

Hi Vivien,

El Mar 21 May 2002 16:18, Malerba_Vivien stna dgac fr escribió:
> Le lun 20/05/2002 à 22:26, Jorge Ferrer a écrit :
> > Hi,
> >
> > ¡This sounds like very good news!.
> >
> > I volunteered some days ago to help improving the user interface of the
> > gnome-db frontend. I've spent sometime having a GNOME 2 enviroment and
> > had just started reviewing the GNOME-DB frontend code. But I haven't
> > started making any change yet and I guess it doesn't make sense any more
> > ;-)
> >
> > Vivian, If you want some help developing or improving the user interface
> > of gASQL I'd like to help. Feel free to offer me something to work on. I
> > have some (non-professional) knowledge of user interface design and
> > usability, and I've been developing using C for serveral years. The bad
> > part is that I don't have experience developing for GNOME nor GNOME 2
> > yet, but I'm looking forward to learn.
> There are a lot of things to be done on gASQL! In the area of GUI, there
> are the following ways of contributing which would improve gASQL (you
> may also have other ideas):
> 1) polish the relationships dialog: the dialog which shows the different
> tables and queries and their relations (which are joins when a query is
> made). See the example screenshot to see what it looks like now.
> 2) work on the importing of Glade forms to use to display and edit the
> results of a query: gASQL automatically provides a very raw and simple
> dialog, and this would allow gASQL to use some more sophisticated forms.
> Some work has been done in the area but more needs to de achieved.
> 3) create the GUI which will be used to create/drop databases, create,
> modify or drop tables or other objects in a DB, and manage the users and
> their access rights to the database (or DB's objects). Nothing has been
> done in this area.
> If you want to work on any of these areas, tell me and I will give you
> more details on what's to be done, how to do it, etc. The easiest to do
> is probably the 3rd one since nothing is done and it is less "low level
> graphics". Tell me!

OK, I'll go for the third one, please give me more details and I'll start 
working ASAP. Or should I wait for you and Rodrigo to finish the port to 

> Cheers,
> Vivien


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