Re: [gtk-list] Re: MDI?
- From: <nuke bayside net>
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Re: MDI?
- Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 06:20:38 -0400 (EDT)
On Wed, 13 May 1998, Nimrod Zimerman wrote:
> On Wed, May 13, 1998 at 01:27:47AM -0500, Bil Wendling wrote:
> > There's a list in the TODO list of gtk 1.0.1 and one item suggests doing a
> > Multiple Document Interface model. It should be pointed out that many
> > places, including Microsoft, have abandonded this practice...
> Do you have any idea why? I always thought it is a pretty useful concept.
> By the way - how can something like that be implemented in X? Is there a
> concept of 'windows inside windows'?
this will obviously have to be done to support porting KDE/windows apps to
Gnome, but *how* it will be done can be a creative effort. i'm all for the
idea someone had a while back where the MDI windows can be either
windows-inside-windows or work like a tabbed notebook (togglable by a
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