Moving QExtMDI to kdelibs

Neil Stevens neil at
Tue May 13 22:36:43 BST 2003

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On Tuesday May 13, 2003 02:18, Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett wrote:
> El Tuesday 13 May 2003 09:55, Neil Stevens escribió:
> > I would hope that the enforced policy should be something along the
> > lines of "MDI should not appear in KDE without explicit user
> > intervention to turn it on," but that doesn't seem to be very popular.
> Windows-inside-Windows is very bad idea, but I am a very fan user of
> tabs, and other solutions, I agree they have to be turned off by
> defaults, but I really think Kdevelop & Quanta & Kate have no sense
> without those features, they are very productive for programming, where
> you usually change a few lines in each file, and switch between them
> very fast.
> I oppose to having windows-in-windows MIDI in kdelibs, but I agree to
> have other solutions as optional features in some apps, like what
> Konqueror, Quanta, Kdevelop and Kate are doing right now, if you hear
> user opinions, tabbed browsing is a *must have* , users simply love it.

If that's how you feel, please suggest guidelines of when to use it, when 
not to use it, and how to use it.  Even if you're going to let the UI 
decisions be made by popularity contest, the decisions should be made 

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Neil Stevens - neil at
"The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the
sheep thanks the shepherd as a liberator, while the wolf denounces him
for the same act as the destroyer of liberty." -- Abraham Lincoln
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