[PATCH] RFC: Changing the language of individual KDE programs

David Jarvie lists at astrojar.org.uk
Mon May 21 17:35:17 BST 2007

On Monday 21 May 2007 10:11, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Monday 21 May 2007, David Jarvie wrote:
>> If the apidox comments are
>> improved, do you have any other objection to this class being moved to
>> kdelibs?
> well, yes. it's not the documentation, it's the fact that it's not
> language specific, though it's billed as being language specific. the
> insertLanguage
> method is completely superfluous as it doesn't load an icon even (that is
> commented out as being wrong).

Yes, there is very little language specific code in it.

> imho, what really ought to happen is one of two things:
> - the class is actually languageified and made into a truly language
> specific widget
> - the class is generified, including its name and documentation, and used
> for language use cases as one of its possible uses.
> i'd very much like to see the latter happen as other apps have need for
> such multi-column popups attached to a button.

AFAICS, it's actually only a single column popup. If so, I think that the
first option, to languagify it, is the way to go.

David Jarvie.
KAlarm author & maintainer.

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