Re: Private function

В Птн, 01/12/2006 в 20:52 +0000, Edward Catmur пишет:
> On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 18:38 +0300, Andrew E. Makeev wrote:
> > Btw, the purpose of question was not to determine why I couldn't call
> > that private function using GTK library.
> > 
> > I would to know if I could patch GTK code to make function public and
> > use it in my code without having any troubles? And if so, why that
> > function was designed as private originally?
> Hardly a good idea; no-one else will be able to use your application.
> Functions are designated private because creating public API is costly.
> If it's in API you have to maintain it; you can't change implementation
> details that the API used to hide.
> That said, that function does look a good candidate for public API; try
> putting a patch together and getting comment on it.
> On the other hand, have you tried setting the column to COLUMN_FIXED
> while adding data and back to COLUMN_AUTOSIZE afterwards?

Well, it works in some tricky manner... But that way is almost perfect
for my needs.
I had to add set_column_resizable( TRUE ) after setting COLUMN_AUTOSIZE


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