Moving QExtMDI to kdelibs

Cornelius Schumacher schumacher at
Tue May 13 15:12:36 BST 2003

On Dienstag, 13. Mai 2003 15:57, Christoph Cullmann wrote:
> > We already have these guidelines. From the KDE User Interface Guidelines
> > (
> >s. html):
> >
> > "KDE does not use MDI"
> Which doesn't reflect the current situation in kde, lets name konqueror,
> konsole, kate, quanta, kdevelop, .....

But nevertheless is a good guideline...

Usually MDI is a bad idea (the UI Guidelines document lists some reasons why). 
There might be exceptions when it is done in an application-specific way like 
in konsole, but as a general guideline it makes a lot of sense to advise 
against using MDI, I think.

Cornelius Schumacher <schumacher at>

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