A final word and what to do now (was: A final word (was:Re: What's up and what's hot))
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Fri Aug 10 15:14:34 UTC 2001
Ralf Nolden wrote:
> On Friday, 10. August 2001 09:21, you wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 12:00:23AM +0200, F at lk Brettschneider wrote:
> > > Ralf Nolden wrote:
> > > > On Thursday, 9. August 2001 23:38, you wrote:
> > > > > Technically, QextMDI's tasks are application core functionality and
> > > > > cannot be moved to a plugin. I learned that during the time when
> > > > > QextMDI was in the HEAD branch. Note that the whole GUI is handled by
> > > > > QextMDI: The mainwindow is a QextMdiMainFrm, the tool-views are
> > > > > embedded in KDockWidgets under control of that single QextMdiMainFrm
> > > > > instance. And it's clear all docu and source views are
> > > > > QextMdiChildViews. Only if all those 3 conditions are fulfiled it's
> > > > > possible to switch the 3 MDI visualization modes.
> > > >
> > > > Ok, I'd say that is an option. Two questions:
> > > > a) how about removing the KDockWidget stuff ? that is buggy as hell and
> > > > bloats kdeui, now that Qt contains a Dockwidget as well. Could it be
> > > > made that QextMDI uses that ?
> > >
> > > QDockWidget cannot be docked as tabbed windows. It would mean all
> > > tool-views cannot be tabbed, TabPage mode would be impossible. :-(
> > > So I think we're stucked to KDockWidget&Co.
> > If that's the only reason then we might try to file a bug report :-)
> > What's the exact problem with tabbing and QDockWidget/QDockArea?
> Erm, yes please. I have another suggestion as well. I don't know if you know
> it, but from the usability and look&feel point of view, having dockwidgets
> inside a tabwidget is a strict NoNo.
> The functionality it wants to provide is
> ok, that's what VC offers as well, but not with dock widgets in their
> tabwidgets. That looks a lot nicer
Why? Can't understand.
> I *really* would like
> to throw KDockWidget out of kdeui,
Do you know what the missing functionality in QDockWindow is? Have you
ever tried programming with both ones? Are you able to rewrite
KDevelop-2.0 with exactly the same GUI by using QDock*? Try and you will
> not only because it's a bit buggy in itself
This is simply wrong.
F at lk
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