Re: File section widget that filters?

On Tue, Aug 29, 2000 at 11:48:15AM -0700, Daniel Wood wrote:
> Derek Simkowiak <> writes:
> >
> > 
> > 	It is a work in progress.  We're hoping to have the code done for
> > Gtk+ 2.0.
> Wow, this is great.  The current widge is a little wack.
>  1. There ought to be a way to display directories and files that
>     begin with a dot.  I mean, there's really no way for a developer
>     to know for a fact that I don't want to open a file in a .dir
> Oh, wait maybe it's not totally wack.  I just tried to duplicated the
> behavior I was getting the other day.  (When I typed in a directory
> name in the selection and hit return it would close the dialog, but I
> would be in the directory if I reopened it.)  It turns out that xmps
> does this but xmms does the correct thing (change into the dir and
> wait for more input.)  I wonder what the xmps progammers did wrong?
> Maybe the widget could be more bulletproof.

I wouldn't go by what the xmms behavior is.. they're one of the ones who
have hacked inside the filesel in a huge way, twiddling its insides to
get the behavior they wanted.


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