RE: GtkSheet

I would like to see a sheet widget included in the standard set. Whether it
is GtkSheet or a new incarnation of some type deserves debate.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: gtk-devel-list-admin gnome org
> [mailto:gtk-devel-list-admin gnome org]On Behalf Of Adrian Feiguin
> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 9:29 PM
> To: Cody Russell
> Cc: Havoc Pennington; Owen Taylor; gtk-devel-list gnome org
> Subject: Re: GtkSheet
> On 12 Mar 2002, Cody Russell wrote:
> > On Tue, 2002-03-12 at 19:31, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > Once we've determined what the feature should be like, we would be
> > > prepared to compare GtkSheet to the requirements, and see if starting
> > > with GtkSheet makes sense.
> >
> > Does a GtkSheet widget really make sense for GTK+ distribution?  It
> > seems like a cool widget, but it doesn't seem to me like one that would
> > be very commonly used or useful to a vast number of applications.   It
> > seems sensible to me that GTK+ should take the same sort of position as
> > Glib with regards to having widgets and other things added.  Should GTK+
> > be in the business of providing as complete as possible of a widget set,
> > or should it be in the business of as useful as possible of a widget set
> > for the majority of applications?
> >
> You mean maybe a basic table widget like the one included in QT, with the
> basic memory management and very basic features. GtkSheet is not heavier
> than gtkclist or ctree (actually I think is lighter). Besides, as I said
> before, gtksheet has proven during the last two years to be very robust,
> and adding it to the distro wouldn't require much work. OF course I don't
> know what the team has in mind, it was a suggestion, and the gtksheet
> support will continue regardless what, until an equivalent widget comes up
> to replace it.
> Saludos,
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