Re: [Nautilus-list] reset.png

Hi Darin,

        I agree that it's a bad hack; I think I only intended it temporarily
but then forgot to fix it.  To atone, I'll fix it along the lines of Havoc's
suggestion in the next couple of days.

-- Andy

Darin Adler wrote:

> On Thursday, July 19, 2001, at 04:52  PM, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > I just saw the "reset.png" hack again in gnome-terminal. It's
> > spreading!
> >
> > If we are going to spread this around it really needs fixing. Is the
> > issue that whoever implemented this didn't know how to do it
> > correctly?
> Andy did it. He loves shortcuts like this. I should have talked him out of
> it in the first place.
> > The way to do it correctly is to have a magic drop type,
> > such as x-gnome-reset-background or something.
> > Then, if the user drags the Reset icon, you offer that drop type
> > instead of the filename or image type you are currently using.
> > On the drop side, you advertise that you can accept both
> > x-gnome-reset-background or a filename/image. And you see which one
> > you received, and act accordingly. It's really not harder to implement
> > than the bad hack. ;-)
> I agree.
>      -- Darin
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