Re: multi rooted tree sidebar


On Tue, 2003-01-14 at 18:29, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > <quote who="Wolfgang Pichler">
> > 
> > > a screenshot is avaible at:
> > >
> > 
> > This looks great! Are you sure that a user interface for adding/removing
> > entries from this tree is necessary?
i thinks its not a bad idea to let the user decide what he wants to have
in it (with one ore two preconfigured roots)

> The idea is that you could add more than toplevel things to it. e.g. 
> commonly used smb shares, and it should only show a few handpicked items 
> by default.
thats the point
> Btw. The smb tree probably doesn't work as you expected due to the desktop 
> links in the smb: toplevel.
i've already seen this problem

> a) We don't want all uri modules there, nor do we only want toplevel nodes
> b) we certainly don't want a home: uri method. That will just bring pain 
> and problems. We should avoid to alias files like that, and making normal 
> (non-gnome-vfs) apps unable to read files clicked on in your homedir.
thats a point i havn't thought about yet
> But I agree that the proposed setup makes it a bit hard to add/remove 
> uris. It also probably won't be good enough for adding the home uri, since 
> that is not constant.
better ideas ?
how about a gconf list under /apps/nautilus/media-sidebar-panel/uris
which stores each root entrie like "display_name:uri" ?
adding the home uri is a problem regardless of how to store the uris -
so i think it would be the best thing that at the first start of the
component (when nothing is saved) - the components creates the home uri
and the file:/// uri as default.

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