More on the playlist (was: Amarok 2 Mockup)

Dan Meltzer hydrogen at
Thu Sep 14 00:33:07 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 13 September 2006 8:00 pm, Seb Ruiz wrote:
> On 14/09/06, Max Howell <max.howell at> wrote:
> > More on the playlist:
> >
> > You can't add more columns, but you can configure which bits of data are
> > displayed and whereabouts they are displayed. If the user wants lots of
> > data they'll need a wider playlist presumably.
> >
> > You can sort by anything you want, UI not yet figured out :)
> >
> > And browser tabs are not removed on purpose, I just forgot to add them.
> >
> > Max
> I looked at the screenshot for a while, and I couldn't figure out what
> was so nice about the layout.  I found it very clean and easy to look
> at, and I think the reason is because there are no listview headers or
> defined toolbars for the browser.  Rather, they are placed what seems
> to be within the widget which I like alot.
> Another point is the context browser:  Obviously you've ripped off
> here, but there are some interesting points to think about.
> To begin with, do we need a KHTML part?  Apart from the obviously easy
> CSS theming, is it truly necessary?  Perhaps we can allow layout
> theming instead of colour theming, with an xml style format (similar
> to kopete's styles).

Won't you be able to theme with CSS directly in the QT code with 4.2?  This 
owuld kind of eliminate the need for a KHTML part, would it not?
> All around, i quite liked the fresh look.
> Seb

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