Re: GtkBuilder Public API - Last call

Steve Fr�naux wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 18:26 -0300, Johan Dahlin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> During the Gtk+ developer meeting today it was decided that there will be a
>> final GtkBuilder discussion before it gets committed to trunk.
>> The current plan is that there will be a new developer release in the end of
>> the week, most likely on friday and that GtkBuilder is going to be included
>> in that release.
> Hello,
> We have a (I guess fairly common) use case in gedit and I'd like to know
> whether it will be easier to deal with it using gtkbuilder than it was
> with libglade.

It will be the same, the APIs are pretty much compatible, functionality wise.

> Much of our internal structure is based around composite widget,
> especially when it comes to dialog windows. So what we tend to do is
> creating the window in glade, and getting the widget the dialog contains
> in the C file to add it manually to our dialog subclass instance. This
> works ok but with some ugly code and has a few drawback because dialog
> options can't be specified in the glade file.
> So what about some "GtkBuiltDialog" object class which would do that
> automatically, while taking care of the dialog properties, and so being
> able to inherit from it to ease the creation of such dialogs ?
> Do you like the idea ?

Are you suggesting that this should be included in Gtk+ on top of GtkBuilder?

Johan Dahlin <jdahlin async com br>
Async Open Source

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