Re: [Nautilus-list] PATCH: add 'edit launcher' button to properties window

On 23 Apr 2002, Diego González wrote:

> On mar, 2002-04-23 at 17:07, Alex Larsson wrote:
> > As a general comment, you should never do synchronous I/O in nautilus like 
> > that. In this case you should use nautilus_file_can_read() / 
> > nautilus_file_can_write(). (You also have to make sure to requets that 
> > data to be read.)
> > 
> > But in general i don't think this is the right solution. Using
> > gnome-desktop-item-edit is just a hacky way to get something going, it 
> > looks ugly and it's not integrated well into nautilus (e.g. when you 
> > change stuff Nautilus won't immediately catch it etc). What we should do 
> > is some sort of "plugin" notebook pages for the properties dialog.
> > 
> > These would be useful for desktop files, but could also be useful for 
> > other things, such as proper ACLs if the filesystem supports it.
> I like this idea a lot, but i think we have no time to do it in the
> gnome 2.0 timeframe unfortunately. It is also an UI change and i think
> that the UI is already frozen, isn't it?

Yes. It's clearly not prioritized right now, but will be really 
interesting after 2.0 is out.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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