Re: [PATCH] Add compact icon view (column-wise)

On Mon, 2008-02-18 at 13:11 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-02-16 at 21:59 +0100, Christian Neumair wrote:
> > I dediced to do some balancing computer hacking between two written
> > tests. I'm attaching the results, namely a "compact icon view" - I'm not
> > sure whether that name is verbose enough.
> > 
> > It provides a column-wise icon layout with tiny icons and one-lined text
> > descriptions next to the icons. It allows to display a few dozen icons
> > at the same time, which may make it interesting for people with much
> > data (like myself).

While I haven't run the code myself yet -- this sounds like it finally
is, what I missed years ago. ;)  Thanks!

> Cool! I think this is a good idea, and that we should add this and
> remove the old tight layout. However, I haven't yet reviewed the patch,
> because I'm focused at fixing regressions from the gio work right now. I
> don't think this work is gonna be applied to the 2.21.x work.

True, it can't go in for 2.22, which is due in March, cause we're *way*
past Feature and UI Freeze. However, this can go in early for the 2.23
cycle, to give it some good exercise. :)

Alex, keep going fixing gio regressions! Woohoo!


char *t="\10pse\0r\0dtu\0  ghno\x4e\xc8\x79\xf4\xab\x51\x8a\x10\xf4\xf4\xc4";
main(){ char h,m=h=*t++,*x=t+2*h,c,i,l=*x,s=0; for (i=0;i<l;i++){ i%8? c<<=1:
(c=*++x); c&128 && (s+=h); if (!(h>>=1)||!t[s+h]){ putchar(t[s]);h=m;s=0; }}}

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