Re: broken accelerator changes

Sven Neumann <sven gimp org> writes:

> Hi,
> Tim Janik <timj gtk org> writes:
> > shipping 2.0 without accel changing has a bunch of inaccaptable impacts that
> > i'm not seeing you considering (beyond what i already mentioned):
> [...]
> > - some applications (the gimp, beast) will implement their own hackery to
> >   enable runtime changable accels by default because their users need it
> >   and are used to it. this leads to gtk+ applications behaving inconsistenly
> >   and probably session/desktop wide settings to not take effect in some
> >   applications.
> Tim is absolutely right. We will not accept the removal of runtime
> changeable accels in The GIMP. I'd also vote for changing the default
> to allow accelerator changes again.

 - Changeable accelerators in the GIMP aren't workable unless you allow
   unmodified accelerators.

 - Allowing changing unmodified accelerators by default is worse
   than allowing complicated key combinations ... they are easier to 
   accidentally hit, and have larger impact.


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