- From: Tom Vogt <tom lemuria org>
- To: Federico Mena Quintero <federico nuclecu unam mx>
- Cc: gnome-gui-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Menus
- Date: Mon, 9 Nov 1998 09:24:36 +0100
Federico Mena Quintero <email@example.com> wrote:
> > whoops? why should the api change one bit? there's just a rip-off line added
> > to the top of each open menu and clicking on that makes the transient window
> > into a full-blown one, window decorations and control by window manager and
> > all that. I don't know much X programming, but looks like two or three dozen
> > lines of code to me.
> Tear-off or pinnable menus are notoriously tricky to implement right.
> Please take a look at gtkmenu.c and gtktearoffmenuitem.c to see why.
I just did. :)
ok, it's a bit more of code, but nothing really surprising. and I didn't
find anything that would change the api, which was the point.
Those who do not understand Unix are condemned to reinvent it, poorly.
-- Henry Spencer
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