kdelibs (partial) todo list

Alexander Dymo adymo at mksat.net
Mon Jan 16 22:28:45 GMT 2006

On Monday 16 January 2006 19:16, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> I didn't follow the GuiEditor suggestion too closely. Did it really mean
> getting rid of user-editable text (xml) files which describe the user
> interface ?
I think so.

> IMO this is really something nice we have with KDE 2 and 3 and shouldn't
> throw it away. The developer doesn't have to care much about GUI setup
> code, and the user (and the developers) can modify the GUI to their needs,
> e.g. for konqy profiles.
The question is not whether user can or can not modify the GUI.
The question is whether the user needs that (YAGNI approach ;)).
I've never seen the user modifying the GUI by hand. Instead they use
"configure toolbars" dialog. By using xml files we complicate developer's task
IMHO. Ideally, the developer should be able to create shell and part
menus using Qt Designer. But I don't know how to make that possible yet.

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