Re: Status for long-running operation

On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 3:24 AM, richard boaz <ivor boaz gmail com> wrote:
> yep, i concur with the set sensitive method.
> the way i do this is: when the user:
> executes something that gets done in the background,
> that requires some time,
> is non-interruptable,
> and must complete before any next user action

all good, except that in an ideal world, the sensitivity changes are
applied to GtkAction's, not widgets. this way, keybindings and other
methods of driving specific actions are all taken care of together.

of course, not many GTK apps have been written with an action-centric
approach, which is unfortunate.

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