Re: anjutas custom file dialog

i fail to see what the big deal is. It's not like anjuta is a core gnome
component. They have a lot of leeway in what they do, and besides in the
end it's up to the maintainers and contributors as to what they do with
their project. This just isn't that big of a deal. If anjuta was a core
gnome component i would be up in arms about usability, but its not. It's
a pretty advance tool with a very limited audience (purely for
developers). As far as documentation, i don't get it, anjuta has their
own docs i'm sure, and surely explains this. It's just not that big of a


On Tue, 2002-05-28 at 03:50, Mike Newman wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-05-28 at 04:59, Dave Bordoley wrote:
> > It's not really that big of a deal as Anjuta isn't actually part of the
> > gnome-desktop but rather a fifth-toe app. Actually this kind of
> > specialization in fifth toe apps is sort of nice, since if the code and
> > ui prove to be good they can be merged into the standard libraries and
> > in turn used by other apps.
> No please, not another file selector! From a usability and documentation
> point of view it matters a great deal that so-called 'fifth-toe' apps
> choose to rewrite key parts of the UI.
> Mike
> -- 
> "we don't want free things, we want to be free"
> Anonymous citizen of Ashekbad, Turkmenistan, BBC Radio 4 2002-05-25

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