Re: pane pain

On Wed, 2 Sep 1998, Michael K. Johnson wrote:

> Does it bother anyone else that the pane API is so much different from
> the rest of Gtk?  I see two problems with it:
> First, why is it limited to two panes?  Why not n panes?
> Second why a gtk_paned_add{1,} interface?  At the very least it
> should be gtk_paned_add(GtkPaned *paned, GtkWidget *child, position);
> if the panes were extended to more than two, then ...pack_{start,end}...
> would make more sense.

hm, neat ideas ;)
but since your proposed changes would probably complicate the paned container
a lot, it might be better to derive from GtkBox two new widgets
GtkHPanedBox and GtkVPanedBox.

> michaelkjohnson


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