Re: some thoughts..
- From: Miguel de Icaza <miguel nuclecu unam mx>
- To: aaaaaa sicom fi
- CC: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: some thoughts..
- Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 13:09:47 -0500
> > The code is there. You are welcome to send a patch to add a
> > configuration dialog for this. If this has not been done is because
> > we have had other priorities. If you want it fixed today, start
> > contributing code.
> I know, maybe I will some day, but before I can actually do anything I
> have to spend a lot of time learning GDK (GTK doesn't have any easy way to
> do underlined text, right?)
Probably I did not explain myself.
The code for doing *underlined* links is there. You just have to call
gtk_xmhtml_set_anchor_style (or something similiar).
Now a quick FAQ for those following this thread:
Q: Why it has not been added if it is so simple?
A: Because we want to write a dialog box that lets you
configure various other XmHTML properties.
Q: Why not put a quick hack now? I demand it.
A: You have the source, you can do the quick hack, we are
going to do it right.
Q: But I need to learn Gdk.
A: No you don't. You just have to read gtk-xmhtml.h file
Q: But I need to learn about Linux demand page loading.
A: no, you dont.
Q: But I need more swap space.
A: You probably also need a course on OS internals.
Q: Why have you not done it right yet?
A: Because we are busy doing other things.
Q: gmc does not have an icon view.
A: Parts of the code are written, it needs some extra code to
be written. We are working as fast as possible to provide a
Q: gmc is too complex, too many buttons.
A: We are still taking patches to make this optional, this is
your chance to contribute.
Q: gmc file selection code sucks.
A: yes, it does. Come with an intelligent proposal and we
will fix it.
Q: gmc does not have XXX and YYY and fm ZZZ has it.
A: Either port ZZZ to GNOME or contribute the code for XXX and
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