Re: GTK+ Application class

On Wed, 2006-10-25 at 10:50 -0400, Tristan Van Berkom wrote:
> Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> [...]
>  > rather than GtkApplication/GtkUniqueApplication, I guess it would make
>  > more sense to have a "unique" property on the GtkApplication class.
> I actually had the very same impression :)
> > 
> > in fact, if we want to make it easier for the user to create windows
> > with toolbars and menus, why don't we add convenience functions to
> > GtkWindow and leave GtkApplication as an 'application management class',
> > to deal with initialization, list of windows, list of open documents,
> > access to session management and any other desktop operations, etc, etc?
> That could be a route to explore - I think its really important to
> keep GtkWindow really simple in that respect though - it could be
> a dialog - it could be a popup window, a popup menu - or even a tooltip,
> So I would suggest that if we bind such logic into GtkWindow - making
> it some kind of hybrid composite widget - we should definitly do
> that in a GtkAppWindow subclass (that could be then used by the
> GtkApplication in question).
and why not have:

gtk_window_new -> as it is now
gtk_window_new_dialog (buttons,...)
gtk_window_new_main_app(menus, toolbar, etc)

Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>

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