Re: Notes and thoughts on the GTK+ meeting at GUADEC

2009/8/19 Cody Russell <bratsche gnome org>:
> On Tue, 2009-08-18 at 15:27 -0700, Christian Hergert wrote:
>> One of the items I haven't seen discussed is input validation.  Web
>> frameworks such as Rails and Django spent a great deal of time
>> making
>> these easy to work with and I think that it should be considered for
>> gtk+ 3.0.

Isn't this something to be considered after the 3.0 release? I can't
think of any reason not to do it during the after 3.0 lifecycle.

> I only took a really brief peek, but this is something I've thought
> about in the past as well inspired somewhat by the validators that
> Medsphere had (I can try to dig up the code if you're interested in it,
> but yours seems to be pretty similar in some ways already).
> I'll play around with it and look at it in more detail soon.  The most
> obvious thing I see just from peeking at the API is that true/false is
> not enough information about the result of a validation.. you probably
> need some way for widgets to be able to provide custom error messages
> when they fail.
> / Cody
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Un saludo,
Alberto Ruiz

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