Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Rhythmbox: Improved Plugin - Weekly Report 1

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 6:15 AM, Jamie Nicol <jamie thenicols net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 22:45 +0200, Gilles Dartiguelongue wrote:
>> about that, please check for the "[Rhythmbox-devel] Updating to the new
>> API" thread in the archives of the mailing list. As my first
>> mail seems to have disappeared before it was sent by my mailer, I wanted
>> to restate that embedding a web interface in a desktop application for
>> something like this just doesn't feel right and I would rather stop
>> using plugin altogether that to have to endure the pain of such
>> integration.
> After experimenting with both options, I feel I agree with you. There
> are pros and cons to both. By embedding the browser there is no chance
> of the user not seeing the page being opened, which is good. But it
> leads to an awful mess. The user can then navigate to other pages from
> within rhythmbox, which just doesn't seem right.
> So unless anybody else feels this is a mistake, I'm going to make it
> open in an external web browser. I'll listen to any arguments anyone has
> about this, and I'm open to persuasion, but currently I feel this is the
> better option.

I was thinking about a window with the authentication form and Window
manager borders only. I don't see how the user could fell bad about
this, maybe is hard to implement.


Edgar Luna

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