Re: Moving useful stuff into the core toolkit (Was Re: Removing libgnome* from nautilus)

On Thu, 2008-10-02 at 09:46 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > > 
> > > Hopefully this shouldn't be to much work. I'll start today with
> > > commiting a removal of the last use of bonobo (we currently use it for
> > > "unique application" functionallity).
> > 
> > Cool. As a kinda related question what are your thoughts on moving some
> > of the more useful GIO-related UI classes (NautilusOpenWithDialog for
> > example) into GTK+? I can see stuff like that being useful in Evolution,
> > Firefox, Epiphany etc.
> All the code in nautilus depends on the nautilus core async i/o file
> model, so its kinda hard to move anywhere without moving most of
> nautilus. That model is also kind of strict and does not match what many
> apps want to do, so I don't think its generally doable.

Actually, the given example (open with dialog) doesn't do much I/O, and
is nowadays mostly a gui for pure gio operations, so it might well be
separable without much work.

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