Re: GTK+ 2.11.5 released

On 7/4/07, Murray Cumming <murrayc murrayc com> wrote:
On Wed, 2007-07-04 at 15:15 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On 7/4/07, Murray Cumming <murrayc murrayc com> wrote:
> > Could we please apply this small API-addition patch before the API is
> > frozen?
> >
> >
> > For instance, it would allow an application with only a numeric keypad
> > to turn on the multipress input method for widgets that should accept
> > alphanumeric data.
> I'm not convinced that making this an app-callable api is necessarily the
> right thing. Wouldn't it make more sense to have an x setting for this to
> control it desktop-wide ?

That would also be useful, to set the default input method.

But applications still need to be able to specify different input
methods (or different behavior of one input method) for different parts
of their UI. A system-wide setting doesn't help with that.

If  it is a setting, then apps can override it.

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