RFC: KConfig XT (KDE 3.2)

Waldo Bastian bastian at kde.org
Sun Mar 16 15:55:58 GMT 2003

On Sunday 16 March 2003 13:08, Benjamin Meyer wrote:
> On Saturday 15 March 2003 7:01 pm, Tim Jansen wrote:
> > On Saturday 15 March 2003 19:32, Cornelius Schumacher wrote:
> > > I still think that the best solution for these and some other config
> > > related problems would be to autogenerate the C++ code accessing the
> > > configurations from a single meta description of the config options.
> >
> > The default configuration file, as I understand it, is effectively a meta
> > description. It just happens to be based on the same file format.
> The problem with that is that the configuration dialog never come out
> looking as good as they could.  Either in grouping in a way that is better
> for the user, using differnt layout etc.  Now if we had it the other way, a
> script that would scrap settings classes to generate the default files that
> is another story.

With C++ code generation I mean generating code like the MyPrefs example in 
libkdepim/kprefs.h. User Interfaces should be designed by 
designers/developers, preferably with Qt Desginer.

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