Re: gvalue type conversions
- From: Sven Neumann <sven gimp org>
- To: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: gvalue type conversions
- Date: 09 Jan 2001 02:48:36 +0100
Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com> writes:
> It would seem useful to support conversions from most primitive types
> (int, float, etc.) to strings, for the purposes of the TreeView. If
> you have a GtkListStore containing integers, for example, it would be
> convenient if GtkCellRendererText could automatically display those as
> text. It looks like adding an int->string conversion makes this
> happen automatically, because you can set the "text" property from a
> GValue with type G_VALUE_INT.
Yes please. At the moment we do this by hand when serializing/deserializing
values. Having the string conversion routines in glib would be nice.
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