Moving QExtMDI to kdelibs

Daniel Stone dstone at
Wed May 14 01:45:23 BST 2003

On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 12:07:25AM +0200, Cornelius Schumacher wrote:
> I agree that MDI as in Konsole and Konqueror is useful and improves 
> these applications, but these are fine-tuned implmentations for this 
> specific applications. Something like the "windows-in-windows" approach 
> known from Windows (or as in Qt designer) is a nightmare, because it 
> just adds restrictions and side-effects without any gain.

I couldn't use KDevelop without its tabbed mode; it just becomes an
editor with a handy shortcut to compile stuff, without it. Just use your
head, guys. There's no need to force sanity upon people; if we don't
trust their judgement enough to know when and when not to use MDI, why
are we giving them access?

Daniel Stone 	     <daniel at>             <dstone at>
KDE: Konquering a desktop near you -
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